[ hwuhmp, wuhmp ]
/ ʰwʌmp, wʌmp /
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Origin of whump
First recorded in 1925–30; imitative
Words nearby whump
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Example sentences from the Web for whump
I landed sort of spread-eagle flat and seemed to hang there before I slid down the wall to the floor with a meaty-sounding Whump!Highways in Hiding|George Oliver Smith
Edwards heard the command, then the steady whump-whump of the feet of marching men.Uncle Sam's Boys in the Philippines|H. Irving Hancock
British Dictionary definitions for whump
/ (wʌmp) /
informal a dull thud
Word Origin for whump
C19: of imitative origin
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