flump

verb
\ ˈfləmp How to pronounce flump (audio) \
flumped; flumping; flumps

Definition of flump

 (Entry 1 of 2)

intransitive verb

: to move or fall suddenly and heavily flumped down into the chair

transitive verb

: to place or drop with a flump

flump

noun

Definition of flump (Entry 2 of 2)

: a dull heavy sound (as of a fall)

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First Known Use of flump

Verb

1729, in the meaning defined at intransitive sense

Noun

1767, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for flump

Verb

imitative

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The first known use of flump was in 1729

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“Flump.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flump. Accessed 19 Jan. 2021.

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