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bump-start Line breaks: bump-start

Definition of bump-start in English:

noun& verb

Another term for push-start.
Example sentences
  • Oh and never help a new neighbour in distress (he'd tried bump-starting his car in reverse).
  • A Park and Ride car park is not the best place to try and find volunteers to bump-start a car [especially if you are not sure the fault can be solved by bump-starting it].
  • Their only scare came before the start when the car refused to fire up and had to be bump-started away from the hotel on Saturday morning.
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