with a bump

idiom

Definition of with a bump

: with a sudden or jolting bounce
  • The airplane landed with a bump.

Word by Word Definitions

bump play
  1. : a relatively abrupt convexity or protuberance on a surface: such as

  2. : a swelling of tissue

  3. : a sudden rise or uneven area in a road surface likely to jolt a passing vehicle

  1. : to strike or knock with force or violence

  2. : to collide with

  3. : to dislodge with a jolt


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