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British English: /bʌmp/
American English: /bəmp/

Translation of bump in Italian:


  • 4to go bump
    fare bum
  • 6 [informal] (of stripper) See examples:bumps and grinds
    = movimento erotico di spogliarellista che consiste nello spingere avanti la regione pelvica

transitive verb

  • 2 (American English) [informal] (remove) See examples:to bump somebody from
    rimuovere qualcuno da
    (passenger list, job)
  • 3 (American English) (Sport) [informal]
    out of from da
  • 4 (American English) [informal] (promote) See examples:to bump somebody to
    promuovere qualcuno ad un posto di
    (manager, professor)
  • 5 (American English) [informal] (raise) bump up

intransitive verb

  • 1 (knock) See examples:to bump against
    urtare contro o (andare a) sbattere contro
  • 2 (move jerkily) See examples:to bump along o over
    (vehicle) (road)
    to bump up and down in
    farsi scuotere da


to come down to earth with a bump

to feel o read somebody's bumps

cercare di capire che testa ha qualcuno

things that go bump in the night

i rumori misteriosi che si sentono di notte

Phrasal verbs

bump into:

1 bump into [somebody, something] (collide)
(andare a) sbattere contro, tamponare
(person, object)
he bumped into me
mi ha sbattuto contro
2 bump into [somebody] [informal] (meet)
imbattersi in, incontrare per caso

bump off

[informal] bump off [somebody], bump [somebody] off

bump up

[informal] bump up [something] 1.1 (increase)
(price, tax, wage) from da to a
1.2 (exaggerate)
(real number)

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