Definition of flump in English:


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Pronunciation: /flʌmp


[no object, with adverbial of direction]
Fall or sit down heavily: I flumped back into bed
More example sentences
  • Jepta sat across from her and Mikhail pulled up a chair, flumping down onto it and facing Navi as best he could, the glare still in his eyes.
  • Emma flumped into a chair at her kitchen counter.
  • Julia sighed and flumped on her bed, gathering her knees up to her chin.


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The action or sound of a heavy fall: the rocks hit the ground with a flump
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  • There was a loud flump as a collection of letters landed on the doormat.
  • With a soft flump, I flopped on my own bed and yawned.
  • She heard a soft flump as Danny's arm dropped on to the bed, and she sighed, knowing what he was going to say next.


early 17th century: imitative.

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