Definitions for HUMPhʌmp

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. (n.)a rounded protuberance, esp. a fleshy protuberance on the back, as that due to abnormal curvature of the spine in humans, or that normally present in certain animals, as the camel.

    Category: Pathology, Zoology

  2. a low, rounded rise of ground; hummock. a mountain or mountain range.

    Category: Geography (terms)

  3. Vulgar Slang. an act or instance of sexual intercourse.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Status (usage)

  4. Brit. low spirits.

    Category: British

  5. (v.t.)to raise (the back) in a hump; hunch.

  6. Slang. to exert (oneself) in a great effort.

    Category: Informal

  7. Vulgar Slang. to have sexual intercourse with.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Status (usage)

  8. Chiefly Brit. to carry on the back.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Status (usage)

  9. (v.i.)to rise in a hump.

  10. Slang. to exert oneself; hustle. to hurry.

    Category: Informal

  11. Vulgar Slang. to engage in sexual intercourse.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Status (usage)

Idioms for hump:

  1. over the hump,past the greatest difficulties or dangers.

    Category: Idiom

Origin of hump:

1700–10; prob. extracted from humpbacked


Princeton's WordNet

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

    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"

  2. hunch, hump, hunch forward, hunch over(verb)

    round one's back by bending forward and drawing the shoulders forward

  3. sleep together, roll in the hay, love, make out, make love, sleep with, get laid, have sex, know, do it, be intimate, have intercourse, have it away, have it off, screw, fuck, jazz, eff, hump, lie with, bed, have a go at it, bang, get it on, bonk(verb)

    have sexual intercourse with

    "This student sleeps with everyone in her dorm"; "Adam knew Eve"; "Were you ever intimate with this man?"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. hump(noun)ˈʌmp

    a rounded raised or curved area

    the hump on a camel's back


  1. hump(Noun)

    A mound of earth.

  2. hump(Noun)

    A rounded mass, especially a fleshy mass such as on a camel.

  3. hump(Noun)

    A deformity in humans caused by abnormal curvature of the upper spine.

  4. hump(Noun)

    An act of sexual intercourse.

  5. hump(Noun)

    A bad mood, especially in the expression to have the hump.

  6. hump(Noun)

    A painfully boorish person.

    That guy is such a hump!

  7. hump(Verb)

    To bend something into a hump.

  8. hump(Verb)

    To carry something, especially with some exertion.

  9. hump(Verb)

    To carry, especially with some exertion.

  10. hump(Verb)

    To dry-hump.

  11. hump(Verb)

    To have sex with.

  12. hump(Verb)

    To have sex.

  13. Hump(ProperNoun)

    The Himalayas, as the challenge for the supply route between India and China.

    The C-47s could not make it over the Hump with a full load and full tanks.

  14. Origin: Probably from homp or Hump, Humpe, from *, from humpaz, from kumb-. Cognate with hompe, huppur, Welsh cwm, Latin incumbo, Albanian sumbull, Ancient Greek κύμβη, Avestan , Sanskrit कुम्ब). Replaced, and perhaps influenced by, crump. More at cramp.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hump(noun)

    a protuberance; especially, the protuberance formed by a crooked back

  2. Hump(noun)

    a fleshy protuberance on the back of an animal, as a camel or whale


  1. Hump

    Hump is a fictional character, a mutant in the Marvel Comics Universe. His first appearance was in New Mutants #91.

Translations for HUMP

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a large lump on the back of an animal, person etc

a camel's hump.

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