We were only about four feet away and Bobby was slumped on his back on the floor.
When his wife, Hinton Mayor Sheryl Ann Cornelius, arrived home that evening, he was slumped in his chair, still clutching the gun.
Many of those left behind lay sprawled motionless on blankets or slumped limply in their folding chairs.
I slumped down, leaning against the bed but sitting on the floor with my knees bent talking to Nurya.
So, the United States looks good with 2.2 percent growth for 2012—even though it slumped to 0.4 percent in the final quarter.
The driver was on the opposite side from Tom, and Monty was slumped against the door.
Then for the first time Johnnie relaxed, and slumped into the morris chair.
I tried to spot Darryl on the way back, but he could have been any of the five or six slumped people.
She twisted from him and slumped limply against a broken wall.
Turning about sharply, he saw Mary Louise slumped in her seat, unconscious from the blow.
1670s, "fall or sink into a muddy place," probably from a Scandinavian source, cf. Norwegian and Danish slumpe "fall upon," Swedish slumpa; perhaps ultimately of imitative origin. Related: Slumped; slumping.
The word "slump," or "slumped," has too coarse a sound to be used by a lady. [Eliza Leslie, "Miss Leslie's Behaviour Book," Philadelphia, 1839]Economic sense from 1888.
"act of slumping, slumping movement," 1850; "heavy decline in prices on the stock exchange," 1888, from slump (v.). Generalized by 1922 to "sharp decline in trade or business."