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English definition of “hump”

hump

noun uk   /hʌmp/ us  

hump noun (LUMP)

[C] a large, round raised area or part: The car hit a hump in the road and swerved.UK Local residents are asking for speed humps (= raised areas across the road which make people drive slowly) to be installed in their street. [C] a round raised part on a person's or animal's back: Some types of camel have two humps and others have one.
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hump

verb uk   /hʌmp/ us  

hump verb (CARRY)

[T usually + adv/prep] informal to carry or lift something heavy with difficulty: My back really aches after humping those heavy boxes around all day.

hump verb (HAVE SEX)

[I or T] offensive to have sex (with someone)
(Definition of hump from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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