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English definition of “bump”


noun [C]  /bʌmp/ us  

bump noun [C] (RAISED AREA)

a raised area on a surface: The mosquito bites left bumps on her face.


verb  /bʌmp/ us  

bump verb (HIT)

[I/T] to hit against something or someone, esp. by accident: [T] The child fell and bumped his head.

bump verb (PUSH AWAY)

[T] to move someone or something from a place, rank, or job: I knew if they got someone more qualified, I’d be bumped.
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