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flump

 (flŭmp)
n.
A dull heavy sound, as of something dropped on a surface.
v. flumped, flump·ing, flumps
v.intr.
To move or fall heavily with a dull sound: flumped onto the sofa.
v.tr.
To place or drop with a flump.

[Imitative.]

flump

(flʌmp)
n
an onomatopoeic word used to describe a dull, thudding sound produced by flumping
vb
to (cause to) fall heavily with a dull thudding noise
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.flump - fall heavily
drop - to fall vertically; "the bombs are dropping on enemy targets"
2.flump - set (something or oneself) down with or as if with a noise; "He planked the money on the table"; "He planked himself into the sofa"
place down, put down, set down - cause to sit or seat or be in a settled position or place; "set down your bags here"
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He has already tried and failed to lure Derek McInnes away from Rangers, as he attempts to arrest Aberdeen's disastrous form flump.
The sheer embarrassment of the situation clearly transferred to junior and he/she recoiled in horror - just enough to let me flump back into the driver's seat.
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Swathes of poster paint daubed across the landscape by a six year old - a landscape where a soundtrack of birdsong and rushing meltwater has finally prevailed over the creaks and flumps of snow.
a full-sized EMT bag flumps onto the ground next to me, followed by a petite woman, who dives right in.
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So the SFA fine him a measly 500 quid and severely censure him, the equivalent of getting a rap over the knuckles with a bag of flumps.
And then the wildest sister rejoices and whirls and flumps down in the horsetail.