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tump

noun \ ˈtəmp \

Definition of tump

1 dialectal, chiefly England :mound, hummock
2 :a clump of vegetation

Origin and Etymology of tump

origin unknown


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tump

verb

Definition of tump

intransitive verb
chiefly Southern :to tip or turn over especially accidentally usually used with over
  • sooner or later everybody tumps over. Nothing to worry about if you don't get caught under the canoe
  • —Don Kennard
transitive verb
chiefly Southern :to cause to tip over :overturn, upset usually used with over

Origin and Etymology of tump

perhaps akin to British dialect tumpoke to fall head over heels


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