Definitions for BUMPbʌmp

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. bump(noun)

    a lump on the body caused by a blow

  2. bulge, bump, hump, swelling, gibbosity, gibbousness, jut, prominence, protuberance, protrusion, extrusion, excrescence(noun)

    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"

  3. blow, bump(verb)

    an impact (as from a collision)

    "the bump threw him off the bicycle"

  4. bump, knock(verb)

    knock against with force or violence

    "My car bumped into the tree"

  5. find, happen, chance, bump, encounter(verb)

    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"

  6. bump(verb)

    dance erotically or dance with the pelvis thrust forward

    "bump and grind"

  7. demote, bump, relegate, break, kick downstairs(verb)

    assign to a lower position; reduce in rank

    "She was demoted because she always speaks up"; "He was broken down to Sergeant"

  8. dislodge, bump(verb)

    remove or force from a position of dwelling previously occupied

    "The new employee dislodged her by moving into her office space"

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. bump(Noun)

    A light blow or jolting collision.

  2. bump(Noun)

    The sound of such a collision.

  3. bump(Noun)

    A protuberance on a level surface.

  4. bump(Noun)

    A swelling on the skin caused by illness or injury.

  5. bump(Noun)

    (rowing) The point, in a race in which boats are spaced apart at the start, at which a boat begins to overtake the boat ahead.

  6. bump(Noun)

    The swollen abdomen of a pregnant woman.

  7. bump(Noun)

    A post in an Internet forum thread made in order to raise the thread's profile by returning it to the top of the list of active threads.

  8. bump(Noun)

    A temporary increase in a quantity, as shown in a graph.

    US presidential nominees get a post-convention bump in survey ratings.

  9. bump(Noun)

    A dose of the drug ketamine, when taken recreationally.

  10. bump(Verb)

    To knock against or run into with a jolt.

  11. bump(Verb)

    To post in an Internet forum thread in order to raise the thread's profile by returning it to the top of the list of active threads.

  12. bump(Verb)

    To suddenly boil, causing movement of the vessel and loss of liquid.

  13. bump(Verb)

    To move (a booked passenger) to a later flight because of earlier delays or cancellations.

  14. bump(Verb)

    To move the time of a scheduled event.

  15. Origin: From Early Modern English bump, probably of origin. Compare bump, bumpe, Old bumpe. Apparently related to bumben, bummen, bommen, bummen, bumba, probably of imitative origin. More at bum, bumble. Compare also bomb.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Bump(verb)

    to strike, as with or against anything large or solid; to thump; as, to bump the head against a wall

  2. Bump(verb)

    to come in violent contact with something; to thump

  3. Bump(noun)

    a thump; a heavy blow

  4. Bump(noun)

    a swelling or prominence, resulting from a bump or blow; a protuberance

  5. Bump(noun)

    one of the protuberances on the cranium which are associated with distinct faculties or affections of the mind; as, the bump of "veneration;" the bump of "acquisitiveness."

  6. Bump(noun)

    the act of striking the stern of the boat in advance with the prow of the boat following

  7. Bump(verb)

    to make a loud, heavy, or hollow noise, as the bittern; to boom

  8. Bump(noun)

    the noise made by the bittern

The New Hacker's DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. bump

    Synonym for increment. Has the same meaning as C's ++ operator. Used esp. of counter variables, pointers, and index dummies in for, while, and do-while loops.

Translations for BUMP

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • издутина, цицина, сблъскванеBulgarian
  • bouleCzech
  • Delle, Plumps, Stoß, Beule, Schlag, Unebenheit, Bodenwelle, BumsGerman
  • chichón, cototo, bulto, tolondroSpanish
  • bumppausFinnish
  • bosse, bourrade, ballon, saillie, boumFrench
  • pancione, colpetto, bozzo, protuberanza, gonfiore, gnocco, bottaItalian
  • kulNorwegian
  • botsing, bult, builDutch
  • kulNorwegian Nynorsk
  • brzuch, wybój, bum, stłuczka, guz, łupPolish
  • inchaço, saliência, protuberância, estrondo, galoPortuguese
  • колдобина, удар, шишка, опухоль, ухаб, выпуклость, столкновениеRussian
  • čvorugaSerbo-Croatian
  • çarpma, şişlik, yumru, küt, tümsek, vuruş, şişTurkish

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