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Definition of Bump


  1. To strike, as with or against anything large or solid; to thump; as, to bump the head against a wall.
  2. To come in violent contact with something; to thump.
  3. A thump; a heavy blow.
  4. A swelling or prominence, resulting from a bump or blow; a protuberance.
  5. One of the protuberances on the cranium which are associated with distinct faculties or affections of the mind; as, the bump of "veneration;" the bump of "acquisitiveness."
  6. The act of striking the stern of the boat in advance with the prow of the boat following.
  7. To make a loud, heavy, or hollow noise, as the bittern; to boom.
  8. The noise made by the bittern.
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Bump Translations

bump in Danish is pukkel
bump in Dutch is bult, bochel
bump in Spanish is chepa, chichon