bumpily
adverb see bumpy

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • bumpily — ˈbəmə̇lē, li adverb : in a bumpy manner * * * bumpˈily adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑bump * * * bumpily adverb Thesaurus: words used to describe journeyshyponym …   Useful english dictionary

  • bumpily — See bumpy. * * * …   Universalium

  • bumpily — adverb In a bumpy manner …   Wiktionary

  • bumpily — bump·i·ly …   English syllables

  • bumpily — See: bumpy …   English dictionary

  • bumpy — bumpily, adv. bumpiness, n. /bum pee/, adj., bumpier, bumpiest. 1. of uneven surface; full of bumps: a bumpy road. 2. full of jolts: a bumpy ride. 3. causing jolts: Bumpy air shook the airplane. 4. having many difficulties or failures; full of… …   Universalium

  • bumpy — adjective (bumpier; est) Date: 1865 1. having or covered with bumps < a bumpy road > < bumpy skin > 2. a. marked by bumps or jolts < a bumpy ride > b. marked by or full of difficulties < a …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • bumpiness — See bumpily. * * * …   Universalium

  • roughly — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adv. approximately, about, circa, nearly. See nearness. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Approximately] Syn. about, in round numbers, by guess; see approximately . 2. [In a brutal manner] Syn. coarsely,… …   English dictionary for students

  • unevenly — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. roughly, intermittently, irregularly, spottily, bumpily, with friction, haphazardly, wobbling, bumping, stumbling, hopping, jumpily, jumping, as if corrugated, all up and down, staggering; see also irregularly …   English dictionary for students

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