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bump and grind

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bump and grind

noun phrase

The wearing tedium of life and work; rat race: the ordinary bump and grind we call civilization/ Let us get you through the bump and grind tomorrow (1990s+)

verb phrase

  1. To thrust out and rotate the pelvis in dancing, esp the striptease; an imitation of the sex act: She bumped and ground faster as the bass drum upped its tempo (1940s+)
  2. To play roughly; stress the physical game rather than strategy: We have to bump and grind. That's how the puck went in for us (1980s+ Hockey)
The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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