Definition of 'bump'
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It was a bump in the road. Times, Sunday Times (2017)They've stopped fretting about lumps and bumps the way they once did. The Sun (2016)I bet your marriage has bumps in the road too an' all. Times, Sunday Times (2017)I've seen a fair few people with lumps and bumps when off duty. The Sun (2017)He explained:'On return from summer holidays we had a steep rise in head bumps. The Sun (2016)I still get goose bumps remembering the moment Crystal Serenity sailed into the sea ice. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You get dirty and sweaty and little bumps and bruises. The Sun (2008)But there could be some bumps ahead. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Sounds like a much easier approach to bumping your car. The Sun (2013)They are common following a bump on the head. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The swing style of the jacket is perfect for hiding any lumps and bumps you might have. The Sun (2013)They had accidentally bumped heads kneeling over to pick up their jackets. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Things are still in the early stages and there may be some bumps along the road. Times, Sunday Times (2010)We touch down and bump slowly to a halt. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But there are a couple of little speed bumps in the road. The Sun (2016)We hit a bump and took off. BLACK KNIGHTS: On the Bloody Road to Baghdad (2003)Just when it seems the bumps have come to an end, down we go again. Times, Sunday Times (2008)There are legal and ethical speed bumps ahead, too. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Yes it's true other stories get bumped. Times, Sunday Times (2015)One breathless resident said that he had just seen blood spilling out of the back of an ambulance as it jolted over a bump. Times, Sunday Times (2013)They also continue to iron out the bumps and resurface large swathes to make the layout more akin to a race track than a street scene. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'bump'
British English: bump /bʌmp/ NOUN
A bump is an accidental knock or collision.
Small children often cry after a minor bump.
- American English: bump
- Arabic: ضَرْبَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: pancada surda
- Chinese: 撞击
- Croatian: sudar
- Czech: náraz
- Danish: bump
- Dutch: buil
- European Spanish: topetazo
- Finnish: töyssy
- French: bosse
- German: Plumps
- Greek: πρόσκρουση
- Italian: urto
- Japanese: 衝突
- Korean: 충돌
- Norwegian: hump
- Polish: uderzenie wstrząs
- European Portuguese: pancada surda
- Romanian: ciocnire
- Russian: столкновение
- Spanish: tropezón
- Swedish: stöt
- Thai: การชน
- Turkish: çarpma
- Ukrainian: удар
- Vietnamese: sự va mạnh
British English: bump VERB
If you bump into something or someone, you accidentally hit them while you are moving.
They stopped walking and he almost bumped into them.
He bumped his hip painfully against a sharp edge.
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