Definitions for rumprʌmp

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hindquarters, croup, croupe, rump(noun)

    the part of an animal that corresponds to the human buttocks

  2. rump(noun)

    fleshy hindquarters; behind the loin and above the round

  3. buttocks, nates, arse, butt, backside, bum, buns, can, fundament, hindquarters, hind end, keister, posterior, prat, rear, rear end, rump, stern, seat, tail, tail end, tooshie, tush, bottom, behind, derriere, fanny, ass(noun)

    the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on

    "he deserves a good kick in the butt"; "are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?"


  1. rump(Noun)

    the hindquarters of an animal

  2. rump(Noun)

    a cut of meat from the rump

  3. rump(Noun)

    the buttocks

  4. rump(Noun)

    remnant, as in rump parliament

  5. Origin: From rumpe, from rumpr, from rump, ultimately from rumpō. Cognate with rumpur, rumpa, romp, Rumpf.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Rump(noun)

    the end of the backbone of an animal, with the parts adjacent; the buttock or buttocks

  2. Rump(noun)

    among butchers, the piece of beef between the sirloin and the aitchbone piece. See Illust. of Beef

  3. Rump(noun)

    the hind or tail end; a fag-end; a remnant

  4. Origin: [OE. rumpe; akin to D. romp trunk, body, LG. rump, G. rumpf, Dan. rumpe rump, Icel. rumpr, Sw. rumpa rump, tail.]

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  1. Michael Elleman:

    The Houthis themselves are not yet well-trained enough to fire a missile like that. The skill and expertise needed to operate the missile and target an air base are probably only present in the rump of Saleh's army.

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