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thump

thump

 
 
pronunciation:
thuhmp
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a heavy dull sound of impact, as made by a blunt instrument striking or a large object falling.
synonyms:
clump, clunk, thud
similar words:
bang, bump, plump, plunk, pound, wham
definition 2: a blow, knock, or the like that makes such a sound.
synonyms:
clunk, thud
similar words:
bang, blow, bop, bump, drub, hit, knock, pound, rap, slam, smack
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: thumped, thumping, thumps
definition 1: to beat or strike with a heavy dull sound.
synonyms:
bump
similar words:
bat, beat, bop, club, clunk, hit, pound, strike, wham
definition 2: to beat or strike with heavy blows; drub.
synonyms:
club, drub
similar words:
batter, beat, bop, hit, slug, strike, thwack, whack
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition 1: to beat, strike, or fall on something with a heavy dull sound.
synonyms:
flunk, pound
similar words:
beat, hit, thud, wham
definition 2: to make such a sound in walking or running; stamp or pound.
synonyms:
clump, pound
similar words:
clap, stamp, stump
definition 3: to make such a sound or a heavy impact while operating, as a heart or engine; thud.
synonyms:
pound, thud
similar words:
beat, knock, pulsate, throb
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derivation: thumper (n.)