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.

How to pronounce bumper?

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How to say bumper in sign language?

  1. bumper


  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. 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.

  2. Edward Reinhold:

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

  3. Barbara Ehrenreich:

    There seems to be no stopping drug frenzy once it takes hold of a nation. What starts with an innocuous HUGS, NOT DRUGS bumper sticker soon leads to wild talk of shooting dealers and making urine tests a condition for employment -- anywhere.

  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. Anuj Somany:

    If all the cast & crew of the movie have been selected honestly on the basis of their talents only and its each actor has been given the reel role called character exactly opposite to his real life nature and its plot resembles the reality of life, then it is highly likely that the same film is going to do bumper collection on the box office.

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