verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Origin of bump
OTHER WORDS FROM bumpbump·ing·ly, adverbun·bumped, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for bump
The jam had occurred in a rapid familiarly known as Hells Bumps, about midway in the Chain.The Boss of Wind River|David Goodger (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Six-year-old Winnie, or Bumps, as she was called, was always a ready subject for her brother's ingenious mischief.
When bedtime came Bumps said ecstatically, "Thinging hymns in the drawn-room is nearly as nithe as thinging them in heaven!"
Bumps seated in a large copper coal-scuttle, which was suspended by a rope from the stair-railings above.
Jill crept back to her room, and Bumps, a sleepy fat bundle, was shaken into consciousness.
British Dictionary definitions for bump
Word Origin for bump
Idioms and Phrases with bump
In addition to the idioms beginning with bump
- bump into
- bump off
- bump up
- goose pimples (bumps)
- like a bump on a log