Words nearby humped
Definition for humped (2 of 2)
- a low, rounded rise of ground; hummock.
- a mountain or mountain range.
- an act or instance of coitus.
- a partner in coitus.
- British Slang. a fit of depression or bad humor: to get the hump.
- (initial capital letter) (in World War II) the Himalayas.
verb (used with object)
- to place or bear on the back or shoulder.
- to carry or haul.
- to load or unload; lift.
verb (used without object)
Origin of hump
OTHER WORDS FROM humphump·er, nounhump·less, adjective
Examples from the Web for humped
The Constitution was written by men who owned breweries, imported whiskey, and humped cows.Life, Liberty, and the Founding Fathers’ Pursuit of Hoppiness|Kevin Bleyer|July 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In the gunnysack bag on his back, humped up on top of the rag humps in the bag, was an old vest.Rootabaga Stories|Carl Sandburg
It fastened his flat-backed head to a body that was like a gorilla's, thick and wide and humped.The Rich Little Poor Boy|Eleanor Gates
Mostly they burrowed in the chaff, or stood about humped and shivering—only on sunny days did their arching backs subside.A Son of the Middle Border|Hamlin Garland
British Dictionary definitions for humped
Derived forms of humphumplike, adjective
Word Origin for hump
Idioms and Phrases with humped
see over the hump.