vb. (context transitive and intransitive idiomatic English) To wander around idle to no purpose; to loaf or loiter.
Usage examples of "bum around".
After Dale got her operation, and was recuperating, he and Troy could bum around town together, just the two of them, taking in the sights, and they could eat some of that Creole food Troy had talked about.
I could bum around abroad when I wanted for a few months, without having to worry about the rent.
I left a few years ago, figured I'd bum around the country, get some life experience.
We wanted just to bum around, doing nothing in particular, but ended up bumping into loads of blokes with suntans and swapping horror stories.
I try to ask if Mary Jane can hang out, just to bum around the mall or something.
I'd rather bum around here on Chrysalis and wait for a real job to open up.
He was sixty, very fit, now with lots of money, and was about to bum around Italy and Greece for the next ten years.
Mustered out of the air force, planned to go commercial but wanted to bum around Europe first.
One thing was sure: He wasn't going to bum around begging for a place to stay.