how to pronounce bump

bʌmp

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“… an economic speed bump on the road to …”

meanings of bump

noun:

  1. The noise made by the bittern; a boom.
  2. Music, especially played over speakers at loud volume with strong bass frequency response.
  3. A protuberance on a level surface.
  4. A temporary increase in a quantity, as shown in a graph.
  5. The jaw of either of the middle pockets.
  6. A coarse cotton fabric.
  7. A light blow or jolting collision.
  8. One of the protuberances on the cranium which, in phrenology, are associated with distinct faculties or affections of the mind. Also the faculty itself.
  9. The sound of such a collision.
  10. A swelling on the skin caused by illness or injury.
  11. A dose of a drug such as ketamine or cocaine, when snorted recreationally.
  12. A disco dance in which partners rhythmically bump each other's hips together.
  13. A training match for a fighting dog.
  14. The swollen abdomen of a pregnant woman.
  15. In skipping, a single jump over two consecutive turns of the rope.
  16. A post in an Internet forum thread made in order to raise the thread's profile by returning it to the top of the list of active threads.
  17. The point, in a race in which boats are spaced apart at the start, at which a boat begins to overtake the boat ahead.

verb:

  1. To move up or down by a step; displace.
  2. To assassinate; to bump off.
  3. To suddenly boil, causing movement of the vessel and loss of liquid.
  4. To move (a booked passenger) to a later flight because of earlier delays or cancellations.
  5. To pick (a lock) with a repeated striking motion that dislodges the pins.
  6. To make a loud, heavy, or hollow noise; to boom.
  7. To move the time of (a scheduled event).
  8. To spread out material so as to fill any desired number of pages.
  9. To post in an Internet forum thread in order to raise the thread's profile by returning it to the top of the list of active threads.
  10. To knock against or run into with a jolt.

interjection:

  1. Posted in an Internet forum thread in order to raise the thread's profile by returning it to the top of the list of active threads.
  2. Alternative form of bump.

name:

  1. A surname​.

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