dumps

plural noun \ ˈdəm(p)s \

Definition of dumps

: a gloomy state of mind : despondency
  • in the dumps

Origin and Etymology of dumps

probably from Dutch domp haze, from Middle Dutch damp — more at damp



DUMPS Defined for Kids

dumps

noun plural \ ˈdəmps \

Definition of dumps for Students

: a sad mood
  • down in the dumps


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