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tump

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noun \ˈtəmp\

Definition of tump

  1. 1 dial chiefly English :  mound, hummock

  2. 2 :  a clump of vegetation



Origin and Etymology of tump

origin unknown


First Known Use: 1589


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tump

verb

Definition of tump

chiefly Southern

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to tip or turn over especially accidentally —usually used with over <sooner or later everybody tumps over. Nothing to worry about if you don't get caught under the canoe — Don Kennard>

  3. transitive verb
  4. chiefly Southern :  to cause to tip over :  overturn, upset —usually used with over



Origin and Etymology of tump

perhaps akin to British dialect tumpoke to fall head over heels


First Known Use: 1967


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