What does thump mean?

Definitions for thumpθʌmp

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word thump.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. thump, thumping, clump, clunk, thud(noun)

    a heavy dull sound (as made by impact of heavy objects)

  2. thump(verb)

    a heavy blow with the hand

  3. beat, pound, thump(verb)

    move rhythmically

    "Her heart was beating fast"

  4. thud, thump(verb)

    make a dull sound

    "the knocker thudded against the front door"

  5. thump, pound, poke(verb)

    hit hard with the hand, fist, or some heavy instrument

    "the salesman pounded the door knocker"; "a bible-thumping Southern Baptist"


  1. thump(Noun)

    a blow that produces a muffled sound

  2. thump(Noun)

    the sound of such a blow; a thud

  3. thump(Verb)

    to hit (someone or something) as if to make a thump

  4. thump(Verb)

    to thud or pound

  5. thump(Verb)

    to throb with a muffled rhythmic sound

Webster Dictionary

  1. Thump(noun)

    the sound made by the sudden fall or blow of a heavy body, as of a hammer, or the like

  2. Thump(noun)

    a blow or knock, as with something blunt or heavy; a heavy fall

  3. Thump(verb)

    to strike or beat with something thick or heavy, or so as to cause a dull sound

  4. Thump(verb)

    to give a thump or thumps; to strike or fall with a heavy blow; to pound

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Thump

    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.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of thump in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of thump in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Viet Tran:

    It's low-frequency sounds -- like the thump-thump bass in hip-hop that works.

  2. The Omani Shed:

    You can keep your secrete hidden from people but you can’t hide the sun with your thump.

Images & Illustrations of thump

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Translations for thump

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • golpear, azotar, golpazo, tamborilear, golpetearSpanish
  • tömähdys, jysähdys, kumauttaa, tömähtää, jyskyä, tömäyttää, jysäyttää, kumahdus, kumaus, jysähtääFinnish
  • coup sourd, tambourinerFrench
  • buailScottish Gaelic

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