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Definition of Slump


  1. To slide or slip on a declivity, so that the motion is perceptible; -- said of masses of earth or rock.
  2. To undergo a slump, or sudden decline or falling off; as, the stock slumped ten points.
  3. A falling or declining, esp. suddenly and markedly; a falling off; as, a slump in trade, in prices, etc.
  4. The gross amount; the mass; the lump.
  5. To lump; to throw into a mess.
  6. To fall or sink suddenly through or in, when walking on a surface, as on thawing snow or ice, partly frozen ground, a bog, etc., not strong enough to bear the person.
  7. A boggy place.
  8. The noise made by anything falling into a hole, or into a soft, miry place.
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Slump Translations

slump in French is baisse
slump in German is Preissturz, plumpsen
slump in Italian is crollo dei prezzi