(the) bum's rush

(the) bum's rush
Noun. Forced ejection or dismissal. Orig. U.S.

English slang and colloquialisms. 2014.

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  • the bum's rush — chiefly US informal : the act of forcing someone to leave a position or place The mayor is likely to get the bum s rush in next year s election. They gave him the bum s rush. • • • Main Entry: ↑bum s rush …   Useful english dictionary

  • the bum's rush — n an unceremonious ejection. This is North American saloon terminology of the early 20th century, referring to barmen or doormen grabbing undesirable custom ers (such as bums) by the collar and the seat of the pants and bodily hustling them out… …   Contemporary slang

  • (the) bum's rush — American, informal the action of getting rid of someone who is not wanted. The photographer was given the bum s rush by two policemen guarding the office. Why do I feel I m getting the bum s rush? Where are you off to? …   New idioms dictionary

  • the bum's rush — being chased away, run out of town    If you tell us to pay more tax we ll give you the bum s rush …   English idioms

  • give someone the bum's rush — (slang) 1. To eject someone by force 2. To dismiss someone summarily, esp from one s employment • • • Main Entry: ↑bum * * * give someone (or get) the bum s rush forcibly eject someone (or be forcibly ejected) from a place or gathering ■ abruptly …   Useful english dictionary

  • give somebody the bum's rush — give sb/get the ˌbum s ˈrush idiom (informal, especially NAmE) to force sb/be forced to leave a place quickly • He was soon given the bum s rush from the club. Main entry: ↑bumidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • give get the bum's rush — give sb/get the ˌbum s ˈrush idiom (informal, especially NAmE) to force sb/be forced to leave a place quickly • He was soon given the bum s rush from the club. Main entry: ↑bumidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • get the bum's rush — get/be given/the bum’s rush phrase to be forced to leave a place where people do not want you Thesaurus: to force someone to leave a placesynonym Main entry: bum s rush …   Useful english dictionary

  • be given the bum's rush — get/be given/the bum’s rush phrase to be forced to leave a place where people do not want you Thesaurus: to force someone to leave a placesynonym Main entry: bum s rush …   Useful english dictionary

  • give the bum's rush — ► give the bum s rush chiefly N. Amer. forcibly eject (someone). Main Entry: ↑bum …   English terms dictionary

  • (the) bum's rush — Noun. Forced ejection or dismissal. Orig. U.S …   English slang and colloquialisms

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