Associations to the word «Thump»


THUMP, noun. A blow that produces a muffled sound
THUMP, noun. The sound of such a blow; a thud
THUMP, verb. (transitive) To hit (someone or something) as if to make a thump.
THUMP, verb. (intransitive) To thud or pound.
THUMP, verb. (intransitive) To throb with a muffled rhythmic sound.

Dictionary definition

THUMP, noun. A heavy dull sound (as made by impact of heavy objects).
THUMP, noun. A heavy blow with the hand.
THUMP, verb. Move rhythmically; "Her heart was beating fast".
THUMP, verb. Make a dull sound; "the knocker thudded against the front door".
THUMP, verb. Hit hard with the hand, fist, or some heavy instrument; "the salesman pounded the door knocker"; "a bible-thumping Southern Baptist".

Wise words

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