What is bump?

  • (verb): Remove or force from a position of dwelling previously occupied.
    Synonyms: dislodge, displace
    See also — Additional definitions below

More definitions of "bump":

  • (noun): A lump on the body caused by a blow.
  • (noun): An impact (as from a collision).
    Example: "The bump threw him off the bicycle"
    Synonyms: blow
  • (verb): Dance erotically or dance with the pelvis thrust forward.
    Example: "Bump and grind"
  • (verb): Knock against with force or violence.
    Synonyms: knock

Famous quotes containing the word bump:

    Summer is different. We now have breakfast together, for example ... it hasn’t happened in so long that we’re not sure how to go about it. So we bump into each other in the kitchen. I never saw Ozzie and Harriet bump into each other in the kitchen—not once. Ozzie knew his place was at the table, while Harriet knew that her place was at the stove.
    Nathan Cobb (20th century)

    Physics investigates the essential nature of the world, and biology describes a local bump. Psychology, human psychology, describes a bump on the bump.
    Willard Van Orman Quine (b. 1908)

    I have always thought the suicide shd/ bump off at least one swine before taking off for parts unknown.
    Ezra Pound (1885–1972)