[ fluhmp ]

verb (used with or without object)
  1. to plump down suddenly or heavily; flop.

  1. the act or sound of flumping.

Origin of flump

First recorded in 1810–20; blend of of flop + plump2

Words Nearby flump

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How to use flump in a sentence

  • Win took time to draw breath and finished the sum correctly "I should have gone flump over the next!"

    Winnie Childs | C. N. Williamson
  • The book dropped from his hand and fell with a flump on the floor.

    Beyond | John Galsworthy