pummi

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pummi

  1. (colloquial, pejorative) bum, hobo, vagabond (homeless person)
  2. bum (person who doesn't do their share or lets others pay their part of a bill etc.)
  3. panhandler (urban beggar)
  4. miss (failure to hit a target)
    Ammuin kolmannella ampumispaikalla kolme pummia ja menetin mahdollisuuteni voittoon.
    I shot three misses on the third shooting round and lost my chances to win.
  5. When used adverbially in adessive singular indicates avoidance of a fee, such as a movie ticket or hotel bill.
    Matkustan usein pummilla raitiovaunussa.
    I often dodge the fare in a tram.
    Söin eilen pummilla ruokalassa.
    I skipped paying yesterday in the canteen.

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pummi m

  1. plural form of pummu