What does Bumpy mean?

Definitions for Bumpy
ˈbʌm pibumpy

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word Bumpy.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. rough, rocky, bumpy, jolty, jolting, jumpyadjective

    causing or characterized by jolts and irregular movements

    "a rough ride"

  2. bumpyadjective

    covered with or full of bumps

    "a bumpy country road"


  1. bumpyadjective

    rough; jumpy; causing or characterized by jolts and irregular movements

  2. bumpyadjective

    covered with or full of bumps


  1. Bumpy

    Bumpy is a species of Jellyfish, Stellamedusa ventana. The species was first described in the Journal of the Marine Biological Association in 2004 by Kevin Raskoff and George Matsumoto of the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute. As of February 2004, seven specimens have been observed, five off the California coast in Monterey Bay and two in the Gulf of California. Unlike most medusae, they lack marginal tentacles. Specimens so far found reach almost 10 cm in diameter, which is large for a scyphomedusa. The bell is blue-white in colour. The exumbrella is white, and this and the four oral arms are covered with large nematocyst-laden projections filled with stinging cells, enabling the jelly to capture food items of a variety of sizes; it seems to prefer large prey, up to half its size, which is unusual in jellies that capture prey with their bells rather than with tentacles. The bumpy appearance that the stinging cells give to the jelly led to its common name. The species name comes from the remotely operated vehicle Ventana, a deep-diving robot submarine that first recorded the jelly on video in 1990. Stellamedusa ventana has so far been observed only at mesopelagic depths, i.e. between 150 and 550 meters. At these depths, sunlight does not penetrate, but there is still a reasonable amount of oxygen. Many species of jellyfishes live at this level, and it is likely that S. ventana feeds primarily on other jellies. Another large jellyfish discovered by the same researchers is Big Red.

How to pronounce Bumpy?

How to say Bumpy in sign language?


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Bumpy in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Bumpy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of Bumpy in a Sentence

  1. Elizabeth Crofoot:

    This is sort of a bumpy, turbulent ride to who knows where.

  2. Hideo Kumano:

    Japan's recovery will be very moderate and bumpy as exports may weaken further if Asian demand doesn't pick up.

  3. Deutsche Telekom:

    We are happy that it's getting under way - it's been a bumpy start and could have happened earlier.

  4. Kalpana Kochhar:

    So far the recovery in Japan this year has been frankly disappointing and bumpy.

  5. Tai Hui:

    We are shaping up for a bumpy ride in the summer as the Greek crisis means a risk-on, risk-off approach is seen in the markets, investors are likely going to move toward a more conservative positioning in their portfolios.

Popularity rank by frequency of use


Translations for Bumpy

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for Bumpy »


Find a translation for the Bumpy definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"Bumpy." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2023. Web. 30 May 2023. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/Bumpy>.

Discuss these Bumpy definitions with the community:


    Are we missing a good definition for Bumpy? Don't keep it to yourself...

    Browse Definitions.net

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!


    Are you a words master?

    an attendant who carries the golf clubs for a player
    • A. caddie
    • B. gloat
    • C. flub
    • D. descant

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for Bumpy: