Definition of tump
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
Origin and Etymology of tump
perhaps akin to British dialect tumpoke to fall head over heels
First Known Use: 1967See Words from the same year
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