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    bump - Dictionary definition and meaning for word bump

    (noun) a lump on the body caused by a blow Definition
    (noun) something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings
    Example Sentence
    • the gun in his pocket made an obvious bulge
    • the hump of a camel
    • he stood on the rocky prominence
    • the occipital protuberance was well developed
    • the bony excrescence between its horns
    (noun) an impact (as from a collision)
    Synonyms : blow
    Example Sentence
    • the bump threw him off the bicycle
    (verb) knock against with force or violence
    Synonyms : knock
    Example Sentence
    • My car bumped into the tree
    (verb) come upon, as if by accident; meet with
    Synonyms : chance , encounter , find , happen
    Example Sentence
    • We find this idea in Plato
    • I happened upon the most wonderful bakery not very far from here
    • She chanced upon an interesting book in the bookstore the other day
    (verb) dance erotically or dance with the pelvis thrust forward
    Example Sentence
    • bump and grind
    (verb) assign to a lower position; reduce in rank
    Example Sentence
    • She was demoted because she always speaks up
    • He was broken down to Sergeant
    (verb) remove or force from a position of dwelling previously occupied
    Synonyms : dislodge
    Example Sentence
    • The new employee dislodged her by moving into her office space
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for bump

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it sounds like bumper,so bumper hits forcefully to the when we go fast near speed breaker

sounds similar to thump...means...to hit somebody with closed fists.

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