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bump

bump

bump - Dictionary definition and meaning for word bump

Definition
(noun) a lump on the body caused by a blow
Definition
(noun) something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings
Example Sentence
  • the gun in his pocket made an obvious bulge
  • the hump of a camel
  • he stood on the rocky prominence
  • the occipital protuberance was well developed
  • the bony excrescence between its horns

Definition
(noun) an impact (as from a collision)
Synonyms : blow
Example Sentence
  • the bump threw him off the bicycle

Definition
(verb) knock against with force or violence
Synonyms : knock
Example Sentence
  • My car bumped into the tree

Definition
(verb) come upon, as if by accident; meet with
Synonyms : chance , encounter , find , happen
Example Sentence
  • We find this idea in Plato
  • I happened upon the most wonderful bakery not very far from here
  • She chanced upon an interesting book in the bookstore the other day

Definition
(verb) dance erotically or dance with the pelvis thrust forward
Example Sentence
  • bump and grind

Definition
(verb) assign to a lower position; reduce in rank
Example Sentence
  • She was demoted because she always speaks up
  • He was broken down to Sergeant

Definition
(verb) remove or force from a position of dwelling previously occupied
Synonyms : dislodge
Example Sentence
  • The new employee dislodged her by moving into her office space

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for bump

it sounds like bumper,so bumper hits forcefully to the when we go fast near speed breaker
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by maheshv

sounds similar to thump...means...to hit somebody with closed fists.
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by preetisoni2411

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