slump

[ sluhmp ]
/ slʌmp /

verb (used without object)

noun

Origin of slump

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

SYNONYMS FOR slump

Related forms

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

Slump

/ (slʌmp) /

noun

the Slump another name for the Depression
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