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Verb
/bəmp/,
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bumps, plural;
  1. Knock or run into someone or something, typically with a jolt
    • - I almost bumped into him
    • - she bumped the girl with her hip
  2. Meet by chance
    • - we might just bump into each other
  3. Hurt or damage (something) by striking or knocking it against something else
    • - she bumped her head on the sink
  4. Cause to collide with something
    • - she went through the door, bumping the bag against it
  5. Move or travel with much jolting and jarring
    • - the car bumped along the rutted track
  6. Push (something) jerkily in a specified direction
    • - she had to bump the wheelchair down the steps
  7. Refuse (a passenger) a reserved place on an airline flight, typically because of deliberate overbooking

  8. Cause to move from a job or position, typically in favor of someone else; displace
    • - she was bumped for a youthful model
Noun
  1. A light blow or a jolting collision
    • - a nasty bump on the head
  2. The dull sound of such a blow or collision

  3. A rising air current causing an irregularity in an aircraft's motion

  4. A protuberance on a level surface
    • - bumps in the road
  5. A swelling on the skin, esp. one caused by illness or injury

  6. A prominence on a person's skull, formerly thought to indicate a particular mental faculty; such a faculty
    • - he was making the most of his bump of direction
  7. A loosely woven fleeced cotton fabric used in upholstery and as lining material


  1. a lump on the body caused by a blow
  2. knock against with force or violence; "My car bumped into the tree"
  3. bulge: 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"
  4. find: 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"
  5. blow: an impact (as from a collision); "the bump threw him off the bicycle"
  6. dance erotically or dance with the pelvis thrust forward; "bump and grind"
  7. Bump The Show (BUMP+) is an interactive web series launched in January 2010 from Yellow Line Studios. The show uses a 'reality' format and follows the stories of three women facing unintended pregnancies.
  8. Bump! is a Canadian gay and lesbian travel and lifestyle television series. Currently, Bump! is hosted by Shannon McDonough and Charlie David; David joined as host with the start of Season 2. ...
  9. Bump is an experimental Jazz fusion album by John Scofield. It was released on March 14, 2000 by Verve Records. The album was produced by Lee Townsend and recorded & mixed by Joe Ferla and Kevin Killen, executive producer was Susan Scofield.
  10. Bump is an application created by Bump Technologies for the Apple iOS and Google Android operating systems. It allows two smartphone users to bump their phones together to exchange contact information, photos, and other objects between phones. ...
  11. BUMP is a 2007-2008 comic book limited series written and illustrated by Mark Kidwell with colors and letters by Jay Fotos.
  12. The bump was a primarily 1970s fad dance first introduced by Johnny Spruce wherein the main move of the dance is to lightly "bump" hips on every other main beat of the music. ...
  13. A light blow or jolting collision; The sound of such a collision; A protuberance on a level surface; A swelling on the skin caused by illness or injury; The point, in a race in which boats are spaced apart at the start, at which a boat begins to overtake the boat ahead; The swollen abdomen of a ...
  14. (BUMPED) Usually referring to the corners of a book that has been damaged by being carelessly banged .
  15. (Bumped (bmpd)) bent corner(s) of the cover, usually from dropping the book. Sometimes the corners of the pages are also bent when the corners are bumped.
  16. (Bumped) "Conned, ripped off."
  17. (Bumped) A condition where the corners of a book have been creased, bent, or rounded, often due to the book having been bumped or dropped.
  18. (Bumped) A set that gets canceled, usually do to time constraints. “I was scheduled to feature last night, but got bumped when a famous headliner dropped by to do some new material.”
  19. (Bumped) Mild curving or bending seen at corners, edges and spine ends when bumped with use.
  20. (Bumped) Used when a horse is bumped by another horse is the horse who initiates the bumping. Should be accompanied by another explanatory work such as bumped rival or bumped by rival.
  21. (Bumped) When a driver loses standing in qualifying position. See Bump Spot.
  22. (Bumped) Worn and softened binding edges or corners.
  23. (Bumped) collision or accident
  24. (Bumped) this means that the number of seats on the flight has been oversold.  Sometimes you might be lucky and get “bumped” up to business or first class but more often that not, you will simply be put on the next available flight.  Try to check-in early to avoid this situation
  25. (BUMPING) A procedure in molding rubber parts where pressure to the press ram is alternately applied and released to aid in the venting of trapped air and gases from the mold.