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hump

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of hump

  1. 1 British  a state of resentful silence or irritability <failing her A-levels has certainly given her the hump>

  2. 2 <failing her A-levels has certainly given her the hump> an elevation of land higher than a hill <a cloud-capped hump straddles the border separating the two countries> Synonyms alp, mountain, mount, peakRelated Words cordillera, mountain range, range, sierra; inselberg, knob, seamount; aiguille, horn, mountaintop, pinnacle, summitNear Antonyms basin, bowl, depression, hollow, vale, valley

  3. 3 an area of high ground <the grassy hump at the center of the park is a popular sledding spot during the winter> Synonyms altitude(s), elevation, eminence, highland, hill, height, mound, prominence, rise, uplandRelated Words alp, mount, mountain, peak; butte, mesa, plateau, table, tableland; bluff, cliff, crag, precipice, steep, tor; ridge, sierra; dome, sugarloaf; foothill, hillock, hummock, knob, knoll; downsNear Antonyms dale, dell, depression, dingle, glen, hollow, vale, valley; basin, bottom, bottomland, fen, flat, floodplain, plain, tidewaterAntonyms lowland




hump

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of hump

  1. 1 to devote serious and sustained effort <the farmers had to really hump to get the harvest in before the rains> Synonyms bang away, beaver (away), dig (away), drudge, endeavor, fag, grub, labor, hustle, moil, peg (away), plod, plow, plug, slave, slog, strain, strive, struggle, sweat, toil, travail, tug, workRelated Words apply (oneself), buckle (down), dig in, hammer (away), knuckle down, pitch in; attack, drive; essay, try; exercise, exert, overexert, overwork; eke out, grind (out), put out, scrabble, scratch; trudge, wadeNear Antonyms break, ease (up), let up, slacken; bum, chill, dally, dillydally, footle, goldbrick, goof (off), hack (around), hang (around or out), idle, laze, loaf, lounge, shirk, slack (off), veg out; bask, loll, relax, repose, rest, unwind; dabble, doodle, fool around, fribble, goof (around), hang, hang about [British], mess around, monkey (around), play, potter (around), putter (around), trifle

  2. 2 to proceed or move quickly <the boat was really humping before the motor started to sputter all of a sudden> Synonyms barrel, belt, blast, blaze, blow, bolt, bomb [slang], bowl, breeze, bundle, bustle, buzz, cannonball, careen, career, chase, course, crack (on), dash, drive, fly, hare, hasten, hie, highball, hotfoot (it), hurry, hurl, hurtle, hustle, jet, jump, motor, nip, pelt, race, ram, rip, rocket, run, rush, rustle, scoot, scurry, scuttle, shoot, speed, step, tear, travel, trot, whirl, whisk, zip, zoomRelated Words beetle, dart, flit, scamper, scud, scuffle; stampede, streak, whiz (or whizz); gallop, jog, sprint; accelerate, quicken, step out; catch up, fast-forward, outpace, outrun, outstrip, overtake; arrow, beelineNear Antonyms dally, dawdle, dillydally, drag, hang (around or out), lag, linger, loiter, poke, tarry; amble, lumber, plod, saunter, shuffle, stroll; decelerate, slow (down or up)Antonyms crawl, creep, poke




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