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dumps

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noun plural \ˈdəm(p)s\

Definition of dumps

  1. :  a gloomy state of mind :  despondency <in the dumps>



Examples of dumps in a sentence

  1. <I've been down in the dumps all week.>



Origin and Etymology of dumps

probably from Dutch domp haze, from Middle Dutch damp — more at damp


First Known Use: 1529



DUMPS Defined for Kids

dumps

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noun plural \ˈdəmps\

Definition of dumps for Students

  1. :  a sad mood <down in the dumps>





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