Definition of musical bumps in English:

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musical bumps


[mass noun] British
A party game similar to musical chairs, in which the player who is last to sit on the floor when the music stops is eliminated in each round.
Example sentences
  • A round of pass-the-parcel, a game of musical bumps and a session of pin the tail on the donkey was our lot.
  • Alex is very good at musical bumps, and is on his bum in a flash as soon as the music stops.
  • As I said in my previous post, what is the difference between playing musical bumps and getting the kids to dance?

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