Bang, an onomatopoeic word

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Bang, an onomatopoeic word
 

Definition of the onomatopoeic word ‘bump’.

Bump
Pronunciation:
\ˈbəmp\
Function:
noun
Etymology:
probably imitative of the sound of a blow
Date:
1581

1: a relatively abrupt convexity or protuberance on a surface: as a: a swelling of tissue b: a cranial protuberance
2 a: a sudden forceful blow, impact, or jolt b: 
3: an act of thrusting the hips forward in an erotic manner


bump. (2008). In Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary.
Retrieved May 15, 2008, from http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bump
 
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