To mumble, speak unclearly.
To beg, especially if using a repeated phrase.
To deprive of (something) by cheating; to impose upon.
to move the lips with the mouth closed; to mumble, as in sulkiness
to talk imperfectly, brokenly, or feebly; to chatter unintelligibly
to cheat; to deceive; to play the beggar
to be sullen or sulky
to utter imperfectly, brokenly, or feebly
to work over with the mouth; to mumble; as, to mump food
to deprive of (something) by cheating; to impose upon
Origin: [Akin to mumble; cf. D. mompen to cheat; perh. orig., to whine like a beggar, D. mompelen to mumble. See Mumble, Mum, and cf. Mumps.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
mump, v.t. and v.i. to mumble, mutter, or move the lips with the mouth almost closed: to nibble: to cheat: to play the beggar.—ns. Mump′er, one who mumps: an old cant term for a beggar; Mump′ing-day, St Thomas's Day, 21st Dec.—adj. Mump′ish, having mumps: dull: sullen.—adv. Mump′ishly.—n. Mump′ishness.—n. Mumps, a contagious non-suppurative inflammation of the parotid and sometimes of the other salivary glands: gloomy silence. [Form of mum.]
The numerical value of Mump in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of Mump in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
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