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thump, thumping, clump, clunk, thudnoun
a heavy dull sound (as made by impact of heavy objects)
a heavy blow with the hand
beat, pound, thumpverb
"Her heart was beating fast"
make a dull sound
"the knocker thudded against the front door"
thump, pound, pokeverb
hit hard with the hand, fist, or some heavy instrument
"the salesman pounded the door knocker"; "a bible-thumping Southern Baptist"
a blow that produces a muffled sound
the sound of such a blow; a thud
to hit (someone or something) as if to make a thump
to thud or pound
to throb with a muffled rhythmic sound
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
A hard heavy dead dull blow with something blunt.
Etymology: thombo, Italian.
And blund’ring still with smarting rump,
He gave the knight’s steed such a thump
As made him reel. Hudibras, p. i.
Before, behind, the blows are dealt; around
Their hollow sides the rattling thumps resound. Dryden.
Their thumps and bruises might turn to account, if they could beat each other into good manners. Addison.
The watchman gave so great a thump at my door, that I awaked at the knock. Tatler.
To beat with dull heavy blows.
Those bastard Britons whom our fathers
Have in their land beaten, bobb’d, and thump’d. William Shakespeare.
To fall or strike with a dull heavy blow.
Levell’d so right, it thump’d upon
His manly paunch, with such a force
As almost beat him off his horse. Hudibras, p. i.
A watchman at midnight thumps with his pole. Jonathan Swift.
the sound made by the sudden fall or blow of a heavy body, as of a hammer, or the like
a blow or knock, as with something blunt or heavy; a heavy fall
to strike or beat with something thick or heavy, or so as to cause a dull sound
to give a thump or thumps; to strike or fall with a heavy blow; to pound
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
thump, n. a heavy blow.—v.t. to beat with something heavy.—v.i. to strike or fall with a dull, heavy blow.—n. Thump′er, one who, or that which, thumps: anything very big, a big lie, &c.—adj. Thump′ing, unusually big. [Prob. imit., like Ice. dumpa, to thump.]
To engage in a fistfight. "Remember they used to thump, but now they blast, right?" -- Dr. Dre (Lil' ghetto boy). Yung Joc and T.I. were involved in a thump with an unidentified person.
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The numerical value of thump in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of thump in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Examples of thump in a Sentence
It's low-frequency sounds -- like the thump-thump bass in hip-hop that works.
Their lineup is deep with a lot of thump.
You can keep your secrete hidden from people but you can’t hide the sun with your thump.
I just heard this thump on my bed, and I felt something land in my bed, i opened my eyes and there was this cat in my bed staring at me.
Results create the mood, the last kick of the ball makes us go home really disappointed, we have lost two points on a long thump upfield which we should have defended, we played some good football in the second half but conceded three goals from three shots on target.
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- golpear, azotar, golpetear, tamborilear, golpazoSpanish
- jyskyä, jysähtää, kumaus, kumahdus, jysäyttää, tömäyttää, tömähtää, kumauttaa, jysähdys, tömähdysFinnish
- coup sourd, tambourinerFrench
- buailScottish Gaelic
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