bumper

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1bum·per

noun \ˈbəm-pər\

Definition of BUMPER

1
:  a brimming cup or glass
2
:  something unusually large

Origin of BUMPER

probably from bump to bulge
First Known Use: 1676

Rhymes with BUMPER

2bumper

adjective

: unusually large

: very good or successful

Full Definition of BUMPER

1
:  unusually large <a bumper crop>
2
:  banner 2

Examples of BUMPER

  1. We had a bumper crop of tomatoes this year.
  2. <it's been a bumper year for movies aimed at intelligent adults>

First Known Use of BUMPER

1885

Related to BUMPER

Synonyms
A-OK, A1, awesome, bang-up, banner, beautiful, blue-chip, blue-ribbon, boffo, bonny (also bonnie) [chiefly British], boss [slang], brag, brave, bully, excellent, capital, choice, classic, cool [slang], corking, crackerjack, cracking, dandy, divine, dope [slang], down [slang], dynamite, fab, fabulous, famous, fantabulous [slang], fantastic, fine, first-class, first-rate, first-string, five-star, four-star, frontline, gangbusters (also gangbuster), gilt-edged (or gilt-edge), gone [slang], grand, great, groovy, heavenly, high-class, hot, hype [slang], immense, jim-dandy, keen, lovely, marvelous (or marvellous), mean, neat, nifty, noble, number one (also No. 1), numero uno, out-of-sight [slang], par excellence, peachy, peachy keen, phat [slang], prime, primo [slang], prize, prizewinning, quality, radical [slang], righteous [slang], sensational, slick, splendid, stellar, sterling, superb, superior, superlative, supernal, swell, terrific, tip-top, top, top-flight, top-notch, top-of-the-line, topping [chiefly British], top-shelf, unsurpassed, wizard [chiefly British], wonderful
Antonyms
atrocious, awful, execrable, lousy, pathetic, poor, rotten, terrible, vile, wretched

3bump·er

noun \ˈbəm-pər\

Definition of BUMPER

1
:  a device for absorbing shock or preventing damage (as in collision); specifically :  a bar at either end of an automobile
2
:  one that bumps
3
:  a brief interval on radio or television filled with music, video shots, or voice-overs that marks a break between a program and a commercial

First Known Use of BUMPER

1839

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