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Meaning & Definition of Bump in English

English

Bump

/bəmp/

noun

1. A lump on the body caused by a blow

    synonym:
  • bump

2. Something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings

  • "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"
    synonym:
  • bulge
  • ,
  • bump
  • ,
  • hump
  • ,
  • swelling
  • ,
  • gibbosity
  • ,
  • gibbousness
  • ,
  • jut
  • ,
  • prominence
  • ,
  • protuberance
  • ,
  • protrusion
  • ,
  • extrusion
  • ,
  • excrescence

3. An impact (as from a collision)

  • "The bump threw him off the bicycle"
    synonym:
  • blow
  • ,
  • bump

verb

1. Knock against with force or violence

  • "My car bumped into the tree"
    synonym:
  • bump
  • ,
  • knock

2. Come upon, as if by accident

  • Meet with
  • "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"
    synonym:
  • find
  • ,
  • happen
  • ,
  • chance
  • ,
  • bump
  • ,
  • encounter

3. Dance erotically or dance with the pelvis thrust forward

  • "Bump and grind"
    synonym:
  • bump

4. Assign to a lower position

  • Reduce in rank
  • "She was demoted because she always speaks up"
  • "He was broken down to sergeant"
    synonym:
  • demote
  • ,
  • bump
  • ,
  • relegate
  • ,
  • break
  • ,
  • kick downstairs

5. Remove or force from a position of dwelling previously occupied

  • "The new employee dislodged her by moving into her office space"
    synonym:
  • dislodge
  • ,
  • bump

Examples of using

What a surprise to bump into you here!
He went bump down the stairs.
Sasha had a huge bump on his head.