\ ˈdəm(p)s How to pronounce dumps (audio) \

Definition of dumps

: a gloomy state of mind : despondency in the dumps

First Known Use of dumps

1529, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for dumps

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

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The first known use of dumps was in 1529

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“Dumps.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dumps. Accessed 17 January 2020.

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: a sad mood down in the dumps

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