Meaning of BUMP in English


I. noun Etymology: probably imitative of the sound of a blow Date: 1581 a relatively abrupt convexity or protuberance on a surface: as, a swelling of tissue, a cranial protuberance, 2. a sudden forceful blow, impact, or jolt, demotion, an act of thrusting the hips forward in an erotic manner, II. verb Date: 1581 transitive verb to strike or knock with force or violence, to collide with, 3. a. to dislodge with a jolt, to subject to a scalar change , to oust usually by virtue of seniority or priority , intransitive verb to knock against something with a forceful jolt, to proceed in or as if in a series of ~s, to encounter something that is an obstacle or hindrance

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