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Synonyms for bump

Synonyms for (noun) bump

Synonyms: bump, blow Definition: an impact (as from a collision) Usage: the bump threw him off the bicycle

Similar words: impact Definition: the striking of one body against another

Synonyms: protrusion, protuberance, prominence, hump, gibbosity, gibbousness, jut, excrescence, extrusion, bulge, bump, swelling Definition: something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings Usage: 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

Similar words: projection Definition: any solid convex shape that juts out from something

Synonyms: bump Definition: a lump on the body caused by a blow

Similar words: trauma, hurt, injury, harm Definition: any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.

Synonyms for (verb) bump

Synonyms: knock, bump Definition: knock against with force or violence Usage: My car bumped into the tree

Similar words: hit, impinge on, collide with, strike, run into Definition: hit against; come into sudden contact with Usage: The car hit a tree; He struck the table with his elbow

Synonyms: dislodge, bump Definition: remove or force from a position of dwelling previously occupied Usage: The new employee dislodged her by moving into her office space

Similar words: displace Definition: cause to move, usually with force or pressure Usage: the refugees were displaced by the war

Synonyms: bump Definition: dance erotically or dance with the pelvis thrust forward Usage: bump and grind

Similar words: trip the light fantastic, trip the light fantastic toe, dance Definition: move in a pattern; usually to musical accompaniment; do or perform a dance Usage: My husband and I like to dance at home to the radio

Synonyms: demote, kick downstairs, relegate, break, bump Definition: assign to a lower position; reduce in rank Usage: She was demoted because she always speaks up; He was broken down to Sergeant

Similar words: delegate, depute, designate, assign Definition: give an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person)