1: to strike or beat with or as if with something thick or heavy so as to cause a dull sound
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.
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