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〔 bʌmp 〕


〔 bʌmp 〕

Overview of noun bump

The noun bump has 3 senses

  • bump -- (a lump on the body caused by a blow)

  • bulge, bump, hump, swelling, gibbosity, gibbousness, jut, prominence, protuberance, protrusion, extrusion, excrescence -- (something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings; "the gun in his pocket made an obvious bulge"; "the hump of a camel"; "he stood on the rocky prominence"; "the occipital protuberance was well developed"; "the bony excrescence between its horns")

  • blow, bump -- (an impact (as from a collision); "the bump threw him off the bicycle")

Overview of verb bump

The verb bump has 5 senses

  • bump, knock -- (knock against with force or violence; "My car bumped into the tree")

  • find, happen, chance, bump, encounter -- (come upon, as if by accident; meet with; "We find this idea in Plato"; "I happened upon the most wonderful bakery not very far from here"; "She chanced upon an interesting book in the bookstore the other day")

  • bump -- (dance erotically or dance with the pelvis thrust forward; "bump and grind")

  • demote, bump, relegate, break, kick downstairs -- (assign to a lower position; reduce in rank; "She was demoted because she always speaks up"; "He was broken down to Sergeant")

  • dislodge, bump -- (remove or force from a position of dwelling previously occupied; "The new employee dislodged her by moving into her office space")