What does bumper mean?

Definitions for bumper
ˈbʌm pərbumper

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bumper(noun)

    a glass filled to the brim (especially as a toast)

    "we quaffed a bumper of ale"

  2. bumper(noun)

    a mechanical device consisting of bars at either end of a vehicle to absorb shock and prevent serious damage


  1. bumper(Noun)

    A drinking vessel filled to the brim.

  2. bumper(Noun)

    Anything large or successful (now usually attributively).

  3. bumper(Noun)

    Parts at the front and back of a vehicle which are meant to absorb the impact of a collision; fender

  4. bumper(Noun)

    Any mechanical device used to absorb an impact, soften a collision, or protect against impact

  5. bumper(Noun)

    Someone or something that bumps.

  6. bumper(Noun)

    A bouncer.

  7. bumper(Noun)

    A side wall of a pool table.

  8. bumper(Noun)

    A short ditty or jingle used to separate a show from the advertisements.

  9. bumper(Adjective)

    Large; filled to the bumpers at the top of a silo.

    We harvested a bumper crop of arugula and parsnips this year.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bumper(noun)

    a cup or glass filled to the brim, or till the liquor runs over, particularly in drinking a health or toast

  2. Bumper(noun)

    a covered house at a theater, etc., in honor of some favorite performer

  3. Bumper(noun)

    that which bumps or causes a bump

  4. Bumper(noun)

    anything which resists or deadens a bump or shock; a buffer


  1. Bumper

    In automobiles, a bumper is the front-most or rear-most part, ostensibly designed to allow the car to sustain an impact without damage to the vehicle's safety systems. They are not capable of reducing injury to vehicle occupants in high-speed impacts, but are increasingly being designed to mitigate injury to pedestrians struck by cars.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bumper in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bumper in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of bumper in a Sentence

  1. Tom Perez:

    Well the most important thing we're going to do is to build a fair, level playing field for everybody, i welcome the debate. I think there is going to be a bumper crop of candidates and that the American people are going to see a very robust Democratic Party. What will unite all of them is that they are all fighting for a better deal and a brighter future and better tomorrows for everyone, not just a few at the top. And what we're doing at the DNC is making sure we build the infrastructure, the organizing infrastructure, the technology infrastructure so that whoever ... becomes the nominee that they can walk into a DNC that enables them to sprint across the finish line.Listen hereWhile Perez said he hopes ideas and ideals are what helps to unite his party, it may just be mutual disgust for Trump that will act as the super glue for Democrats.Below are some of excerpts of my interview with DNC Chairman Tom Perez. This QA has been edited for brevity, clarity and flow.Mark Preston: As you look at the current state of play right now, what is the Democratic plan to address Donald Trump in this off year?Tom Perez: Step one is that we have to take on Donald Trump in all of these areas that he's trying to take America back, and make America weak, not make America great. Equally important though, we can't simply be against Donald Trump. We've got to articulate what we are for, and we have always been fighting for a fair shake for everyone. Listen hereFollow CNN OpinionJoin us on Twitter and FacebookPreston: (W)hen you were running for chairman, ... it was a bit of a contentious fight. There was a lot of criticism from the grassroots about the battle between establishment Democrats and grassroots Democrats. ... What is being done behind the scenes to try to bridge the divide between those two (factions)?Perez: Every single day we are leading with our values. ... If we want to address income inequality in this country, one of the most important things we can do is support efforts for people to unionize and form a union. When unions succeed, the middle class succeeds. When unions succeed, income inequality goes down, and what we have to do as a party is be out there on the issues that matter the most to people: health care, good jobs, the efforts to cut support for public education, we have to articulate what we stand for.

  2. Mr Smith:

    This idea is not going to have much impact if so much traffic is going bumper-to-bumper, but as traffic lights lighten up, people will have a much smoother journey.

  3. Edward Reinhold:

    [Chattanooga Police] were in pursuit, however, not on his bumper, they made entry as fast as they could.

  4. Dakota Wood:

    It is a useful bumper sticker.

  5. Naomi Leinen:

    I have a little packet I take them with commitment caucus cards, bumper stickers, a clipboard, and then I also have a sign up sheet for them to sign up five friends to start out with.

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