bump

All Noun Verb
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  • Just as he thought this he bumped against some one, and looked up suddenly. Cited from Trumps, by George William Curtis
  • We had before us as we slowly bumped down the hill a fair view. Cited from The Dark Forest, by Hugh Walpole
  • I think she must have bumped her head in falling through the tree. Cited from The Meadow-Brook Girls in the Hills, by Janet Aldridge
  • The distance must be very short, for a minute after we bumped against something. Cited from Facing the Flag, by Jules Verne
  • Mark eventually suffered the fall in the match after several bumps to the head.
  • We went a certain length of time, and bumped over a certain number of things. Cited from The Killer, by Stewart Edward White
  • However, he was bumped at the start and never got into the lead.
  • I almost bumped that hand she's always holding up her pain with. Cited from The Best Short Stories of 1917, ed. by Edward J. O'Brien
  • His eyes were on her face, and the car bumped over a stone. Cited from Polly and the Princess, by Emma C. Dowd
  • The two became best friends with a few bumps along the way.
  • However, they are forced to stop again because they go over a bump in the road.
  • They are in such poor condition that they serve as effective town-wide speed bumps.
  • A speed bump may also be connected across the entire road surface.
  • He came up at about the point he had planned, where he had heard the bumping. Cited from The Submarine Boys and the Spies, by Victor G. Durham
  • Six weeks later, they bumped into each other at a train station in Chicago.
  • It is as if men thought that they could be better friends by bumping their heads together. Cited from The Freedom of Life, by Annie Payson Call
  • They bump into the man who came to the island at the beginning of the movie.
  • He had just time to shut it behind him before the bear came bumping against it. Cited from The Little Gold Miners of the Sierras and Other Stories, by Various
  • I said that any fellow who bumped my nose would have to look for trouble. Cited from Left End Edwards, by Ralph Henry Barbour
  • I even went the length of bumping into him on purpose. Cited from The Story of My Life, by Ellen Terry
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Meaning of bump

  • noun A lump on the body caused by a blow
  • verb Knock against with force or violence
    My car bumped into the tree
  • verb Dance erotically or dance with the pelvis thrust forward
    bump and grind