the hump

noun

Definition of the hump

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

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“The hump.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20hump. Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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