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bum' rap'



Slang.
1. an unjust accusation, verdict, or punishment: He was sent to prison on a bum rap.
2. an adverse opinion or judgment considered undeserved or unjust: The review was a bum rap, but I liked the play.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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