French translation of 'thump'
1. (= hard blow) grand coup m
2. (= sound) bruit m sourd
[table, door] cogner sur
1. (with fist) cogner
to thump on sth cogner sur qch
I heard you thumping on the door. Je t’ai entendu cogner à la porte.
2. (= beat loudly) [heart] cogner dans sa poitrine
My heart was thumping. Mon cœur cognait dans ma poitrine.
3. [instrument, bass]
You could hear the bass thumping right down the street. On entendait le martellement des basses depuis le bout de la rue.
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Example Sentences Including 'thump'
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Her thrashing solo builds into a tantrum, fists and feet thumping the floor, only for her colleagues to glide across the stage like the coolest of cats.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
I came flying from the back seat and thumped my head on the windscreen.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
I turn to my left and spot a silhouette of a fin in the depths; my heart is thumping.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
THE pounding thump of the kick drum.The Sun (2011)
He struck back, a thump on the head hard enough to knock the sense out of her.SOMEDAY MY PRINCE (1999)
Her heart thumped wildly as she was welcomed by familiar faces.THE WOLF AND THE DOVE
Ragnor gave a quick thump upon the door of the lord's chamber and pushed it open on the sleeping couple.THE WOLF AND THE DOVE
It lands on deck, straight out, with a heavy thump.Tuning the Rig: A Journey to the Arctic (1990)
But now my little heart is thumping with joy.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
The doors thumped shut behind her.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
I got round to stop him doing it and he managed to open the door and thumped me.The Sun (2014)
She's got a filthy mouth and doesn't think twice about thumping me hard.The Sun (2016)
The dull thump of booted feet slamming into my soft, fleshy parts.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
A person does not take one emotional thump in the face and willingly put himself up for more.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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'thump' in Other Languages
British English: thump /θʌmp/ VERB
If you thump something, you hit it hard, usually with your fist.
He thumped my shoulder affectionately, nearly knocking me over.
I heard you thumping on the door.
- American English: thump
- Arabic: يَطْرُقُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: pancada
- Chinese: 重击
- Croatian: udarati
- Czech: praštit
- Danish: dunke
- Dutch: dreunen
- European Spanish: aporrear
- Finnish: tömähdys
- French: cogner
- German: schlagen
- Greek: βαριοχτυπώ
- Italian: battere
- Japanese: ゴツンと打つ
- Korean: 탁 치다
- Norwegian: banke (på)
- Polish: uderzyć
- European Portuguese: pancada
- Romanian: a lovi tare
- Russian: глухой звук
- Spanish: aporrear
- Swedish: dunka
- Thai: ทุบ
- Turkish: güm güm vurmak
- Ukrainian: бити
- Vietnamese: đập thùm thụp
Translation of thump from the Collins English to French Dictionary