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slump

[ sluhmp ]
/ slʌmp /
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verb (used without object)
noun
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Origin of slump

1670–80; originally, to sink into a bog or mud; perhaps imitative (cf. plump2)

OTHER WORDS FROM slump

un·slumped, adjectiveun·slump·ing, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for slump (1 of 2)

slump
/ (slʌmp) /

verb (intr)
noun

Word Origin for slump

C17: probably of Scandinavian origin; compare Low German slump bog, Norwegian slumpa to fall

British Dictionary definitions for slump (2 of 2)

Slump
/ (slʌmp) /

noun
the Slump another name for the Depression
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