whump
intransitive verb Etymology: imitative Date: 1897 bang, thumpwhump noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • whump — ► NOUN ▪ a dull thud. ► VERB ▪ make a whump. ORIGIN imitative …   English terms dictionary

  • whump — (v.) 1897, of imitative origin. The noun is recorded from 1915 …   Etymology dictionary

  • whump — [hwump, wump] n., vt., vi. Informal THUMP …   English World dictionary

  • whump — AND whomp; womp [Avamp AND Avamp, wamp] 1. tv. to beat or outscore someone. □ They set out to whump us, and they sure did. □ The Redskins womped the Walleyes. 2. n. the sound made when two flat surfaces fall together. □ I heard the whump when the …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • whump — 1. noun a thump 2. verb to strike something with a whump …   Wiktionary

  • whump — [wʌmp, wʊmp] noun a dull thud. verb make a whump. ↘strike heavily. Origin C19: imitative …   English new terms dictionary

  • whump — /hwump, wump/, n., v. thump. [1925 30; imit.] * * * …   Universalium

  • whump — [[t](h)wʌmp, wʌmp[/t]] n. cvb thump • Etymology: 1925–30; imit …   From formal English to slang

  • whump — /wʌmp/ (say wump) noun 1. a dull thudding sound. –verb (i) 2. to fall producing such a sound. Also, wump. {imitative} …   Australian English dictionary

  • whump — ˈhwəmp also ˈwə intransitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: imit : bang, thump …   Useful english dictionary

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