the hump

Definition of the hump

British, informal

  1. :  a state in which one is angry or upset She gets the hump when she loses. Losing gives her the hump.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  a rounded protuberance: such as

    :  humpback

    :  a fleshy protuberance on the back of an animal (as a camel, bison, or whale)

  1. :  to exert (oneself) vigorously

    :  to make humpbacked :  hunch

    :  to put or carry on the back :  lug

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contemplative of or relative to the past

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