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Definitions for bumper
ˈbʌm pərbumper

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bumpernoun

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

    "we quaffed a bumper of ale"

  2. bumpernoun

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


  1. bumpernoun

    A drinking vessel filled to the brim.

  2. bumpernoun

    Anything large or successful (now usually attributively).

  3. bumpernoun

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

  4. bumpernoun

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

  5. bumpernoun

    Someone or something that bumps.

  6. bumpernoun

    A bouncer.

  7. bumpernoun

    A side wall of a pool table.

  8. bumpernoun

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

  9. bumperadjective

    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. Bumpernoun

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

  2. Bumpernoun

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

  3. Bumpernoun

    that which bumps or causes a bump

  4. Bumpernoun

    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. Anuj Somany:

    When stock markets crash, behemoth listed companies and brokerage houses make bumper profits in cash

  2. Shenna Bellows:

    The license plate is the property of the state, if you really want an offensive slogan on your car, then you can use a bumper sticker.

  3. Joseph Pentangelo:

    The officer positioned at the toll booth sees the bumper lift to a 90-degree angle. This makes it unreadable to the EZ-Pass reader.

  4. Amy Klobuchar:

    I'm not going to go for things just because they sound good on a bumper sticker and then throw in a free car.

  5. Kyle Lavender:

    These are cars that are parked bumper to bumper, and with the winds we had last night and the heat the cars were giving off, it was spreading quickly.

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