Origin of thump
OTHER WORDS FROM thumpthumper, nounun·thumped, adjective
How to use thump in a sentence
Over the next couple hours we may have a thump of sleet that accumulates, reduces visibility and makes travel difficult.Updated forecast: Steady sleet wanes, but spotty mixed precipitation possible into early Friday|David Streit, Jason Samenow|February 18, 2021|Washington Post
The almost constant “thump thump thump” provides a solid reference for lining up tempos.This Billie Eilish cover is unlike any other (because it’s made by Google’s AI)|Stan Horaczek|November 24, 2020|Popular-Science
Mrs. Lincoln, who is a bit of a Bible-thumper, is strongly depicted in the film instead as a fire-and-brimstone conservative.‘Beautiful Creatures’: 14 Notable Differences From the Book to the Screen|Jean Trinh|February 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
To belittle her as a thumper/clinger is to diminish many hardworking folks in the heart of the nation.Sarah Palin's Calling the Shots for the 2012 GOP Field|Mark McKinnon|May 27, 2011|DAILY BEAST
The word coblyn has the double meaning of knocker or thumper and sprite or fiend; and may it not be the original of goblin?British Goblins|Wirt Sikes
“Always a-preaching, the old tub-thumper,” I heard William say to himself; but he made no further reference to the subject.In the Wrong Paradise|Andrew Lang
Now it would have been better for the plans of Old Jed Thumper if he had kept them to himself instead of speaking aloud.
He started at once for the bit of swamp where he had first seen the tracks of Old Jed Thumper.
Days and days had passed since he had seen Old Jed Thumper, and this had given him time to eat and sleep.