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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.
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Origin of flump

1810–20; blend of of flop + plump2
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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
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