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hump

noun uk   us   /hʌmp/

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   us   /hʌmp/

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)
Translations of “hump”
in Arabic سَنام…
in Korean 툭 솟아 오른 곳…
in Malaysian bonggol…
in French bosse…
in Turkish tümsek, yükselti, tepecik…
in Italian gobba…
in Chinese (Traditional) 隆起, 凸起, 駝峰…
in Russian бугор, горб…
in Polish garb…
in Vietnamese cái bướu (lạc đà…), mô đất…
in Spanish joroba, giba, montículo…
in Portuguese corcunda, corcova…
in Thai โหนก, ถนนส่วนที่ขึ้น ๆ ลง ๆ…
in German der Buckel…
in Catalan gep…
in Japanese (背中の)こぶ…
in Indonesian ponok, gundukan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 隆起, 凸起, 驼峰…
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