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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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