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bumper

noun [C]  /ˈbʌm·pər/ us  

bumper noun [C] (VEHICLE PART)

a bar at the front and back of the body of a motor vehicle that keeps it from being damaged when hit

bumper

adjective [not gradable]  /ˈbʌm·pər/ us  

bumper adjective [not gradable] (LARGE)

unusually large: Farmers expect a bumper corn crop this year.
Translations of “bumper”
in Korean (자동차 앞 뒤 부분의) 범퍼…
in Arabic مَصَدّ…
in Portuguese para-choque…
in Catalan para-xocs…
in Japanese (車の)バンパー…
in Italian paraurti…
in Chinese (Traditional) 保險杆…
in Russian бампер…
in Turkish tampon…
in Chinese (Simplified) 保险杠…
in Polish zderzak…
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