whump

[hwuhmp, wuhmp]

Origin of whump

First recorded in 1925–30; imitative
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British Dictionary definitions for whump

whump

noun
  1. informal a dull thud

Word Origin for whump

C19: of imitative origin
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Word Origin and History for whump
v.

1897, of imitative origin. The noun is recorded from 1915.

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