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

Wiktionary

  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

Freebase

  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.

Editors Contribution

  1. bumper

    A type of car component and product created and designed in various colors, materials, mechanisms, shapes, sizes and styles used at the front, rear or other location in a vehicle.

    Bumpers are used in cars, trucks, trains and various other types of vehicles.

    Submitted by MC Harmonious on March 7, 2017
  2. bumper

    A type of vehicle component and product created and designed in various colors, materials, mechanisms, shapes, sizes and styles used at the front, rear or other location in a vehicle.

    Bumpers are used in cars, trucks, buses, trains etc.

    Submitted by MC Harmonious on March 7, 2017

Numerology

  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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Dakota Wood:

    It is a useful bumper sticker.

  2. Charles M. Schulz:

    There's a difference between a philosophy and a bumper sticker.

  3. Bradley Thach:

    They get their face pressed into the bumper and then they don’t get adequate oxygen.

  4. Edward Reinhold:

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

  5. Cokie Roberts, TV interview in either 1992 or 1996:

    Washington DC is the only place in America where people put bumper stickers on their cars the day *after* the election.

Images & Illustrations of bumper

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