Definition of bumpy in English:


Line breaks: bumpy
Pronunciation: /ˈbʌmpi

adjective (bumpier, bumpiest)



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  • As we skipped bumpily along the Pacific in our 40-foot clipper, groups of dolphins raced around us, leaping out of the water in formation, emerging like the fingers of an Olympic swimmer.
  • We talk in his room with its single bed, bumpily spread with a candlewick counterpane in a cosy shade of plum.
  • It's not true, of course: the world is plenty vertical - hierarchical, bumpily uneven in the distribution of resources, power, and controlling secrets - and it's becoming more so.


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  • Because of the bumpiness of the terrain, the body tends to move around more to absorb the shocks from the surface you're riding over.
  • Whatever the transition, the bumpiness is history.
  • But a girl can handle the bumpiness of a breakup with style.

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