Definitions for bump

Definitions for (noun) bump

Main entry: bump, blow

Definition: an impact (as from a collision)

Usage: the bump threw him off the bicycle

Main entry: 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

Main entry: bump

Definition: a lump on the body caused by a blow

Definitions for (verb) bump

Main entry: knock, bump

Definition: knock against with force or violence

Usage: My car bumped into the tree

Main entry: 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

Main entry: bump

Definition: dance erotically or dance with the pelvis thrust forward

Usage: bump and grind

Main entry: bump, chance, find, encounter, happen

Definition: come upon, as if by accident; meet with

Usage: 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

Main entry: 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

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