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bumper sticker a usu. rectangular piece of laminated paper printed with a slogan, aphorism, advertisement, or the like that may be stuck to the bumper of an automobile.
bumper-to-bumper of automobile traffic, closely packed and usu. slow-moving.
bump into to meet by accident or chance.
bumpkin1 an ignorant, clumsy, uncultured person from a rural area; yokel.
bumpkin2 a pole or beam protruding from a ship's deck or hull used to tie down blocks and the like or to extend sails.
bump off (slang) to murder.
bumptious obnoxiously assertive; pushy.
bumpy covered with bumps; uneven. [3 definitions]
bun a loaf of bread small enough for a single serving; roll. [2 definitions]
bunch a collection of attached similar things. [5 definitions]
bunco (informal) an act of fraud or swindling; confidence scheme. [2 definitions]
buncombe variant of bunkum.
Bund a U.S. pro-Nazi association in the 1930s and 1940s. [2 definitions]
bund an embankment, dike, or embanked road along a waterfront, esp. in Asia.
Bundestag the lower house of the federal assembly of Germany, whose members are chosen by popular election.
bundle an assemblage of things that have been tied, bound, or packaged together. [6 definitions]
bundle up to dress in warm clothing, esp. bulky clothing.
bung a cork or other stopper used to close the hole in a barrel or cask. [3 definitions]
bungalow a small, cozy house; cottage.
bungee see "bungee cord."
bungee cord a strong elastic cord with hooks on each end, used to strap things down or absorb the shock of a suddenly applied force. Long bungee cords are used in the sport of bungee jumping.