Associations to the word «Bumper»


BUMPER, noun. (obsolete) A drinking vessel filled to the brim.
BUMPER, noun. (colloquial) Anything large or successful (now usually attributively).
BUMPER, noun. (automotive) Parts at the front and back of a vehicle which are meant to absorb the impact of a collision; fender
BUMPER, noun. Any mechanical device used to absorb an impact, soften a collision, or protect against impact
BUMPER, noun. Someone or something that bumps.
BUMPER, noun. (cricket) A bouncer.
BUMPER, noun. (billiards) A side wall of a pool table.
BUMPER, noun. (broadcasting) A short ditty or jingle used to separate a show from the advertisements.
BUMPER, noun. (slang) (dated) A covered house at a theatre, etc., in honour of some favourite performer.
BUMPER, adjective. (colloquial) Large; filled to the bumpers at the top of a silo.
BUMPER CAR, noun. A small electric-powered vehicle encircled with a rubber bumper, used in an amusement ride.
BUMPER CARS, noun. Plural of bumper car
BUMPER CROP, noun. A large yield; an excess of something.
BUMPER CROPS, noun. Plural of bumper crop
BUMPER STICKER, noun. An adhesive label or decal, usually applied to the bumper or back end of an automobile, and displaying a short political, promotional, philosophical, or humorous message.
BUMPER STICKER, noun. Metaphorically, said of canned insight; a slogan or saying that is trite or lacks depth.
BUMPER STICKERS, noun. Plural of bumper sticker
BUMPER TO BUMPER, adjective. Alternative form of bumper-to-bumper

Dictionary definition

BUMPER, noun. A glass filled to the brim (especially as a toast); "we quaffed a bumper of ale".
BUMPER, noun. A mechanical device consisting of bars at either end of a vehicle to absorb shock and prevent serious damage.

Wise words

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Antoine de Saint-Exupery