What does HUMP mean?

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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?"


  1. Hump(n.)

    (Railroad) a portion of a switchyard with a slanting track in which freight cars may coast without an engine and be sorted through a series of switches.

  2. Hump(v. t.)

    (Railroad) to sort freight cars by means of a hump.


  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

  3. Origin: [Cf. D. homp a lump, LG. hump heap, hill, stump, possibly akin to E. heap. Cf. Hunch.]


  1. Hump

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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Hump

    hump, n. a lump or hunch upon the back.—v.t. to bend in a hump: (U.S. slang) to prepare for a great exertion: (slang) to vex or annoy.—v.i. to put forth effort.—n. Hump′back, a back with a hump or hunch: a person with a humpback.—adjs. Hump′backed, having a humpback; Humped, having a hump on the back; Hump′y, full of humps or protuberances. [Prob. a nasalised form of heap.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of HUMP in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of HUMP in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. African Proverb:

    A camel never sees its own hump.

  2. Steve Sosnick:

    The shape of the (volatility) curve definitely is upward sloping but it's not like there is a huge hump out in November.

  3. Bill Stone:

    You are sitting at highs and obviously some bit of good news at least is built into those highs and you need something else to get you over the hump.

  4. Rosie Perez:

    I met this girl named Michelle, [and ] all I wanted to do was hump her .?.?. and I suppressed the urge until Michelle, one day, started humping on me.

  5. George Gavalla:

    It doesn't really tell you which vehicle is going to clear and which won't. It doesn't prohibit any vehicles from going over, it just says, 'Be careful; there's a hump crossing.'.

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