slump

All Noun Verb
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  • Once in the car he slumped into the corner and closed his eyes. Cited from The Lost Valley, by J. M. Walsh
  • He slumps on the ground and soon comes up with a new plan.
  • Then he slumped on his left side, turned blue and died within a matter of minutes.
  • He slumped down again in his chair but did not remain in that position many minutes. Cited from Curlie Carson Listens In, by Roy J. Snell
  • They slump against each other in the middle of the ring with their arms around each other.
  • He slumped down, and lay back across the body of his brother. Cited from Jim Waring of Sonora-Town, by Henry Herbert Knibbs
  • The actor thus had to go through a slump in his film career.
  • He started to get up and then suddenly slumped to the floor. Cited from Treachery in Outer Space, by Carey Rockwell and Louis Glanzman
  • Soon afterwards, however, he would fall into the worst slump of his career.
  • Once home, he slumps onto his bed and falls into a deep sleep.
  • Some minor slumping has occurred in the eastern half of the interior wall.
  • Then he slumped back in his chair and closed his eyes. Cited from Stand by for Mars!, by Carey Rockwell
  • He spent most of his time slumped in his chair or working nights.
  • A low construction cost was secured because the construction industry was going through a slump.
  • Strong's face grew pale and he slumped back in his chair. Cited from On the Trail of the Space Pirates, by Carey Rockwell
  • He was slumped down in the car, in the corner like that, way down like that.
  • A few can now also be seen in the slumps of some of the Cities.
  • Within a year, the effects of this second business slump reached all the way to California.
  • He slumped back in his seat and closed his eyes. Cited from On the Trail of the Space Pirates, by Carey Rockwell
  • The young man slumped into a chair and leaned his head on his hands. Cited from Together, by Robert Herrick (1868-1938)
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Words starting with slump

Meaning of slump

  • noun A noticeable deterioration in performance or quality
    the team went into a slump, a gradual slack in output, a drop-off in attendance, a falloff in quality
  • verb Assume a drooping posture or carriage
  • verb Fall or sink heavily
    He slumped onto the couch, My spirits sank
  • verb Fall heavily or suddenly; decline markedly
    The real estate market fell off