verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Origin of thump
OTHER WORDS FROM thumpthumper, nounun·thumped, adjective
Words nearby thump
Example sentences from the Web for thump
He picked up a large stick and lobbed it through the trees; it crashed through branches, and we heard it land with a thump.Walking With Wildebeests: Exploring the Serengeti on Foot|Joanna Eede|July 9, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Conservatives are far more eager to thump their chests about these things.
"He's coming," said Jerry, as they heard a thump that was Andy jumping down the last two steps of the front stairs.Jerry's Charge Account|Hazel Hutchins Wilson
She had broken off to thump his shoulder in reassurance, to cling more abjectly.The Wrong Twin|Harry Leon Wilson
Ricardo caught hold of an ancient Gladstone bag and swung it on the wharf with a thump.Victory|Joseph Conrad
"You should have been a writer of ghost stories," I said, giving my pillows a thump.The Man in Lower Ten|Mary Roberts Rinehart
His eyes sparkled; he drained his cup and set it down with a thump.Nicanor - Teller of Tales|C. Bryson Taylor