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dumps

noun plural \ˈdəm(p)s\

Definition of DUMPS

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

Examples of DUMPS

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

Origin of DUMPS

probably from Dutch domp haze, from Middle Dutch damp — more at damp
First Known Use: 1529
DUMPS Defined for Kids

dumps

noun plural \ˈdəmps\

Definition of DUMPS for Kids

:  a sad mood <down in the dumps>

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