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  1. The ISO 3166-1 two-letter (alpha-2) code for Bermuda.



BM (countable and uncountable, plural BMs)

  1. (euphemistic) Initialism of bowel movement.
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  2. Initialism of black metal.
    • 2000, "NivendE", black doom hybrids (on newsgroup
      They used to play Burzumesque BM, but moved on to a Doomy sound.
  3. (video games) Initialism of bad manners. Behaviour which shows disrespect to an opponent.
    • 2014, Doug Hendrie, AmalgaNations: How Globalisation is Good:
      Fans know IdrA for his BM — Bad Manners.
  4. (military, rocketry) Initialism of ballistic missile.
  5. (uncountable, Malaysia) Initialism of Bahasa Melayu or initialism of Bahasa Malaysia.
    • 2017 July 3, “‘Medical grads with O Level need only take SPM BM’”, in The Star[1], OCLC 456245673, archived from the original on 5 July 2017:
      Bahasa Melayu is the national language and the official language of the Federation, said Dr Noor Hisham. Therefore, one of the entry requirements  [] is a pass in BM subject at SPM level or equivalent.
    • 2018 July 14, Ibrahim Isa, quoting Maszlee Malik, “Education Ministry proposes weekly BM and English days”, in The New Straits Times[2], OCLC 848189849, archived from the original on 3 January 2019:
       [] on “National Language Day”, Bahasa Malaysia will be used  [] Thursday will be made the day to use BM while Monday or Tuesday for English.
    • 2018 December 3, Natasha Joibi, quoting Kadir Jasin, “Kadir Jasin: Language proficiency important, Malay children's command of BM weak”, in The Star[3], OCLC 456245673, archived from the original on 6 December 2018:
      The assumption that Malay children are already proficient in Bahasa Melayu (BM) upon entering Year One is incorrect  [] But while their command of English is strong, their BM is weak.
  6. (broadcasting, uncountable) Initialism of beautiful music.
    • 1983, Television/Radio Age (volume 30, page 72)
      Life support for BM formats
      Robert M. Lowery acknowledges that beautiful music formats are in the decline []
    • 1988, Donald F. Harvey, Strategic management and business policy (page 300)
      Practically every dentist or doctor's office carries a BM station.


BM (third-person singular simple present BMs, present participle BMing, simple past and past participle BMed)

  1. (euphemistic) To have a bowel movement.
  2. (video games) To use bad manners.



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BM ?

  1. Initialism of Banco Mundial (World Bank).


Proper noun[edit]


  1. Initialism of Birleşmiş Milletler. UN (United Nations)