flump

[ fluhmp ]
/ flʌmp /
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verb (used with or without object)

to plump down suddenly or heavily; flop.

noun

the act or sound of flumping.

Nearby words

  1. fluky,
  2. flumadiddle,
  3. flume,
  4. flummery,
  5. flummox,
  6. flung,
  7. flunisolide,
  8. flunitrazepam,
  9. flunk,
  10. flunk out

Origin of flump

1810–20; blend of of flop + plump2

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Examples from the Web for flump

  • The book dropped from his hand and fell with a flump on the floor.

    Beyond|John Galsworthy