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ump

[uhmp]
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noun, verb (used with or without object) Slang.
  1. umpire.
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Origin of ump

shortened form
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Related Words for ump

umpire, referee, moderator, arbitrator, arbiter, intermediary, expert

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Contemporary Examples of ump

Historical Examples of ump

  • Ump's bed had not been slept in, and there was about him the warm smell of a horse.

    Dwellers in the Hills

    Melville Davisson Post

  • We followed him to the stable, Ump galloping like a great rabbit.

    Dwellers in the Hills

    Melville Davisson Post

  • Ump was as sensitive as any cripple, and he was afraid of no man.

    Dwellers in the Hills

    Melville Davisson Post

  • There were Ump and Jud, the two ferrymen, and their ancient mother.

    Dwellers in the Hills

    Melville Davisson Post

  • Ump shouted to turn down into the eddy, and I swung El Mahdi around.

    Dwellers in the Hills

    Melville Davisson Post


Word Origin and History for ump

n.

short for umpire (n.), by 1915, American English.

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Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

ump in Medicine

UMP

abbr.
  1. uridine phosphate
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The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.