Origin: contr. < bumfodder, lit., toilet paper < bum + fodder
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or bumphnoun Chiefly British Slang
- Printed matter, such as pamphlets, forms, or memorandums, especially of an official nature and deemed of little interest or importance.
- Toilet paper.
Origin: Short for bum fodder : bum2 + fodder.