- v. transitive To force one's way into; to crash
- Usage occurred May 4th, 1939 in James Joyce's Finnegans Wake meaning rapidly rushing towards and crashing against ("... came at this timecoloured place where we live in our paroqial fermament one tide on another, with a bumrush in a hull of a wherry, the twin turbane dhow,"). (Wiktionary)
“Â I also really liked the little “behind the scenes at Blackest Night” moment when Alexander Luthor of Earth-3 decides to avoid the zombie bum-rush and look up his old colleague in universal domination.”
“If you see my aunt in a car or van in your visions heading toward West Philly, then bum-rush the van.”
“But in the case of Bieber, the pace at which the search is happening appears as frenzied as the girls who bum-rush the pop star for autographs.”
“But that requires a dialog with the public, not this attempt to bum-rush the voters with a heavy-handed sales campaign and a lame duck fait accompli.”
“I bum-rush the window and lift the heavy flannel sheet attached with duct tape.”
“But the game's most accurately representative play might have actually occurred on the Patriot's ensuing last-gasp drive: defensive tackle Jay Alford's bum-rush sack of quarterback Tom Brady.”
“That raging bum-rush is the closest I have ever come to committing an act of violence, against him or anyone else.”
“The Democratic leader, also a member of the finance committee that will get the first crack at changing the stimulus, seemed to anticipate that bum-rush to impose congressional will on the plan.”
“A Tennessee couple tried to bum-rush the exit of a Walmart with a cart packed with $2000 worth TVs and a computer.”
“As a world we now know to bum-rush a guy when something like this happens.”
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