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Definition of the onomatopoeic word ‘thump’.

Thump
Pronunciation:
\ˈthəmp\
Function:
verb
Etymology:
imitative
Date:
1548
transitive verb
1: to strike or beat with or as if with something thick or heavy so as to cause a dull sound
2: ,
3: ,
4: to produce (music) mechanically or in a mechanical manner —usually used with out<thumped out a tune on the piano>intransitive verb
1 a: to inflict a thump b: to make or move with a sound
2: to make a vigorous endorsement <got a couple of…senators to thump for him — New York Herald Tribune>
thump·er noun


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