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bumfor bumph (bŭmf)
n. Chiefly British Slang
1. Pamphlets, forms, memorandums, or similar printed matter, especially when considered uninteresting or unimportant.
2. Toilet paper.
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1. informal derogatory superfluous documents, forms, publicity material, etc
2. slang toilet paper
[C19: short for earlier bumfodder; see bum1]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
1. official notices, memoranda, or the like.
2. Slang. toilet paper.
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Bumf, BumphBritish, documents collectively; waste or unnecessary documents collectively, 1899; [short for bumfolder ‘toilet paper’].
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|Noun||1.||bumf - reading materials (documents, written information) that you must read and deal with but that you think are extremely boring|
reading material, reading - written material intended to be read; "the teacher assigned new readings"; "he bought some reading material at the airport"
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
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Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
bumf[ˈbʌmf] n (= forms) → paperasse f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
bumf[bʌmf] n (fam) (documents, forms) → scartoffie fpl
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995