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bump

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of bump

  1. 1 a small rounded mass of swollen tissue that's a nasty bump on your arm where you hit the table Synonyms of bump knot, lump, node, nodule, swelling Words Related to bump growth, tumor, wart; hump, hunch; bruise, contusion, welt; blister, boil; blob, chunk, clod, clump, gob, gobbet, hunk, knob, nub, nubble, nugget, wad

  2. 2 the act or an instance of bringing to a lower grade or rank the bump was punishment for insubordination Synonyms of bump demotion, reduction Words Related to bump disrating, downgrade; dismissal, firing, layoff, sacking; abasement, debasement, humiliation

  3. 3 a forceful coming together of two things I felt the bump of the other car, but there was no damage to either vehicle Synonyms of bump impact, collision, concussion, crash, impingement, jar, jolt, jounce, kick, shock, slam, smash, strike, wallopWords Related to bump blow, buffet, hit, knock, punch, rap, slap, thump; bashing, battering, bludgeoning, clobbering, hammering, lambasting, licking, pounding, pummeling (also pummelling), thrashing; contact, encounter, meeting, touch


bump

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of bump

  1. to come into usually forceful contact with something that police officer bumped into me and should have apologized Synonyms of bump bang, bash, hit, collide, crash, impact, impinge, knock, ram, slam, smash, strike, swipe, thudWords Related to bump bounce, carom, clunk, glance, rebound, ricochet, skim, skip; contact, land, touch; brush, graze, kiss, nudge, scrape, shave, sweep; bulldoze, jostle, muscle, press, pushNear Antonyms of bump miss, skirt



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