bumper crop


: a very large crop
We produced a bumper crop of tomatoes this year.

Examples of bumper crop in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Alongside a 21,500 sq. foot extension to the existing grounds, and new volumetric capture studio, France 2030 support will give Petitta the means to cultivate a bumper crop of especially youthful talent. Ben Croll, Variety, 13 June 2023 Both things feel more at the forefront of today’s pop culture: Video games have never been more mainstream, and today’s bumper crop of cool-as-hell rising tennis stars has injected an incredible level of fresh excitement into the sport. Vulture, 7 Sep. 2023 March is lambing season, and Fat Sheep had had a bumper crop. Tom Vanderbilt, Travel + Leisure, 27 Aug. 2023 That 1973 bumper crop included The Temptations’ Masterpiece, Eddie Kendrick’s eponymous third album, Diana Ross’ Touch Me in the Morning, Stevie Wonder’s Innervisions and Smokey Robinson’s solo debut, Smokey. Gail Mitchell, Billboard, 26 Aug. 2023 Marketers and publicity mavens are trying to figure out how to salvage junkets and Emmy FYC season as a bumper crop of eligible programs have all manner of screenings and events lined up in the pursuit of viewers. Cynthia Littleton, Variety, 3 May 2023 The waters in California’s dry lakes have delivered a living bumper crop — brine shrimp. Patt Morrison, Los Angeles Times, 25 July 2023 Essentially, once stocks from the summer 2022 opium bumper crop that the Taliban allowed to be harvested runs out, many households will experience dramatic declines in their ability to buy food, rent land, maintain housing, and receive medical care. Time, 17 July 2023 Wondering what to do with that bumper crop of summer squash? Southern Living Editors, Southern Living, 7 July 2023 See More

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“Bumper crop.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bumper%20crop. Accessed 3 Dec. 2023.

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