Examples of bumpy in a Sentence
The road is very bumpy.
the bumpy skin of a cucumber
The flight was very bumpy.
The road was rough so we had a bumpy ride.
Recent Examples of bumpy from the Web
THEN: Fresh on the heels of the Louisiana Purchase in 1803, talks of statehood in the Orleans Territory began in earnest as early as 1810, but the path to statehood would be bumpy for Louisiana.
There have been highs, there have been lows, and lower-than-low moments also — it's been a bumpy ride for all concerned from, well, their first baby-bump scene onward.
President Donald Trump has accepted an invitation from French President Emmanuel Macron to attend the Bastille Day parade in Paris next month, in a move meant to show solidarity after a bumpy start to their relationship.
Despite its exuberant initial public offering in March, Snapchat parent company Snap has since had a bumpy ride.
Making her first appearance at the ShopRite LPGA Classic since 2014, Ryu said her primary focus will be on her putting stroke to deal with the greens at Seaview's Bay Course, which often becomes bumpy with a poa annua strain of grass.
In a press release, NASA notes that the planet’s bumpy surface can be spotted—proof of the craters and lumps the moon picked up as it was pummeled again and again by meteors and other objects.
DEAR CAROLYN: My boyfriend is divorced and the relationship with the ex is contentious and bumpy.
Dear Carolyn: My boyfriend is divorced and the relationship with the ex is contentious and bumpy.
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First Known Use of bumpy
BUMPY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of bumpy for English Language Learners
of a surface : having or covered with bumps
: having sudden up and down movements
: having a lot of problems
BUMPY Defined for Kids
Definition of bumpy for Students
1 : having or covered with bumps a bumpy road bumpy skin
2 : having sudden up-and-down movements a bumpy ride
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