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hump

 (hŭmp)
n.
1. A rounded mass or protuberance, such as the fleshy structure on the back of a camel or of some cattle.
2. A deformity of the back in humans caused by an abnormal convex curvature of the upper spine.
3. Vulgar Slang The act or an instance of having sexual intercourse.
4.
a. A low mound of earth; a hummock.
b. A mountain range.
5. Chiefly British A fit of depression; an emotional slump.
v. humped, hump·ing, humps
v.tr.
1. To bend or round into a hump; arch.
2. Slang
a. To exert (oneself).
b. To carry, especially on the back.
3. Vulgar Slang To engage in sexual intercourse with.
v.intr.
1. Slang To exert oneself.
2. Slang To hurry.
3. Vulgar Slang To engage in sexual intercourse.
Idiom:
over the hump
Past the worst or most difficult part or stage: At last I'm over the hump on my term paper.

[Probably of Low German origin.]

humped (hŭmpt) adj.

hump

(hʌmp)
n
1. a rounded protuberance or projection, as of earth, sand, etc
2. (Pathology) pathol a rounded deformity of the back in persons with kyphosis, consisting of a convex spinal curvature
3. (Zoology) a rounded protuberance on the back of a camel or related animal
4. the hump informal Brit a fit of depression or sulking (esp in the phrase it gives me the hump)
5. over the hump past the largest or most difficult portion of work, time, etc
vb
6. to form or become a hump; hunch; arch
7. (tr) slang Brit to carry or heave
8. slang to have sexual intercourse with (someone)
9. hump one's swag informal Austral and NZ (of a tramp) to carry one's belongings from place to place on one's back
[C18: probably from earlier humpbacked]
ˈhumpˌlike adj

hump

(hʌmp)
n.
1. a rounded protuberance, esp. a fleshy protuberance on the back, as that due to abnormal curvature of the spine in humans, or that normally present in certain animals, as the camel.
2.
a. a low, rounded rise of ground; hummock.
b. a mountain or mountain range.
3. Vulgar Slang. an act or instance of sexual intercourse.
4. Brit. low spirits.
v.t.
5. to raise (the back) in a hump; hunch.
6. Slang. to exert (oneself) in a great effort.
7. Vulgar Slang. to have sexual intercourse with.
8. Chiefly Brit. to carry on the back.
v.i.
9. to rise in a hump.
10. Slang.
a. to exert oneself; hustle.
b. to hurry.
11. Vulgar Slang. to engage in sexual intercourse.
Idioms:
over the hump, past the greatest difficulties or dangers.
[1700–10; probably extracted from humpbacked]
hump′er, n.

hump


Past participle: humped
Gerund: humping

Imperative
hump
hump
Present
I hump
you hump
he/she/it humps
we hump
you hump
they hump
Preterite
I humped
you humped
he/she/it humped
we humped
you humped
they humped
Present Continuous
I am humping
you are humping
he/she/it is humping
we are humping
you are humping
they are humping
Present Perfect
I have humped
you have humped
he/she/it has humped
we have humped
you have humped
they have humped
Past Continuous
I was humping
you were humping
he/she/it was humping
we were humping
you were humping
they were humping
Past Perfect
I had humped
you had humped
he/she/it had humped
we had humped
you had humped
they had humped
Future
I will hump
you will hump
he/she/it will hump
we will hump
you will hump
they will hump
Future Perfect
I will have humped
you will have humped
he/she/it will have humped
we will have humped
you will have humped
they will have humped
Future Continuous
I will be humping
you will be humping
he/she/it will be humping
we will be humping
you will be humping
they will be humping
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been humping
you have been humping
he/she/it has been humping
we have been humping
you have been humping
they have been humping
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been humping
you will have been humping
he/she/it will have been humping
we will have been humping
you will have been humping
they will have been humping
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been humping
you had been humping
he/she/it had been humping
we had been humping
you had been humping
they had been humping
Conditional
I would hump
you would hump
he/she/it would hump
we would hump
you would hump
they would hump
Past Conditional
I would have humped
you would have humped
he/she/it would have humped
we would have humped
you would have humped
they would have humped
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hump - something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundingshump - something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings; "the gun in his pocket made an obvious bulge"; "the hump of a camel"; "he stood on the rocky prominence"; "the occipital protuberance was well developed"; "the bony excrescence between its horns"
frontal eminence - either prominence of the frontal bone above each orbit
occipital protuberance - prominence on the outer surface of the occipital bone
belly - a part that bulges deeply; "the belly of a sail"
caput - a headlike protuberance on an organ or structure; "the caput humeri is the head of the humerus which fits into a cavity in the scapula"
mogul - a bump on a ski slope
nub, nubble - a small lump or protuberance
snag - a sharp protuberance
wart - any small rounded protuberance (as on certain plants or animals)
projection - any solid convex shape that juts out from something
Verb1.hump - round one's back by bending forward and drawing the shoulders forward
change posture - undergo a change in bodily posture
2.hump - have sexual intercourse withhump - have sexual intercourse with; "This student sleeps with everyone in her dorm"; "Adam knew Eve"; "Were you ever intimate with this man?"
neck, make out - kiss, embrace, or fondle with sexual passion; "The couple were necking in the back seat of the car"
have, take - have sex with; archaic use; "He had taken this woman when she was most vulnerable"
fornicate - have sex without being married
copulate, mate, couple, pair - engage in sexual intercourse; "Birds mate in the Spring"

hump

noun
1. lump, bump, projection, bulge, mound, hunch, knob, protuberance, protrusion The path goes over a large hump by a tree.
verb
1. (Informal) carry, lug, heave, hoist, shoulder, humph (Scot.) Charlie humped his rucksack up the stairs.
get the hump (Brit. informal) sulk, mope, be in the doldrums, get the blues, be down in the dumps (informal)

hump

noun
An unevenness or elevation on a surface:
verb
To incline the body:
Translations
حَدْبَة في الأرضحَدْبَه، سَنام
hrbpahrbek
bakkepukkel
grba
púpdomborulat
hnúîur, kryppa, herîakistillhóll
こぶなんとかして運ぶ
gūbryskauburyskupraskliautinis
kuprispaugurs
hrb
grba

hump

[hʌmp]
A. N
1. (Anat) → joroba f
2. [of camel] → giba f
3. (in ground) → montecillo m
we're over the hump (fig) → ya pasamos lo peor
4. (Brit) (= bad mood) it gives me the humpme fastidia, me molesta
to have the humpestar de mal humor
B. VT
1. (= arch) → encorvar
to hump one's backencorvarse
2. (= carry) → llevar
3. (= have sex with) → joder (Sp) , coger (LAm)
C. VI (= have sex) → joder, follar

hump

[ˈhʌmp] nbosse f

hump

n
(Anat) → Buckel m; (of camel)Höcker m
(= hillock)Hügel m, → Buckel m (esp S Ger); we’re over the hump now (fig)wir sind jetzt über den Berg
(Brit inf) he’s got the humper ist sauer (inf); he/that gives me the humper/das fällt mir auf den Wecker (inf)
vt
to hump one’s backeinen Buckel machen
(inf: = carry) → schleppen; (on back, shoulders) → auf dem Rücken/den Schultern tragen or schleppen
(inf: = have sex with) → bumsen (inf)

hump

[hʌmp]
1. n (Anat) → gobba
it gives me the hump (Brit) (fam) → mi mette di malumore
we're over the hump (fig) → il peggio è passato, il più è fatto
2. vt
a. (arch, back) → inarcare
b. (fam) (carry) → portare

hump

(hamp) noun
1. a large lump on the back of an animal, person etc. a camel's hump.
2. part of a road etc which rises and falls in the shape of a hump.
ˈhumpback noun
a back with a hump.
adjective
rising and falling in the shape of a hump. a humpback bridge.
ˈhumpbacked adjective
having a hump on the back.

hump

n. joroba, corcova, jiba.

hump

n (on the back) joroba
References in classic literature ?
Davis, with a monstrous nose and a hump, and the words, `Young ladies, my eye is upon you
Then tell her," rejoined he, "that I spake again with the black-a-visaged, hump shouldered old doctor, and he engages to bring his friend, the gentleman she wots of, aboard with him.
The original iron entered nigh the tail, and, like a restless needle sojourning in the body of a man, travelled full forty feet, and at last was found imbedded in the hump.
From its relative situation then, I should call this high hump the organ of firmness or indomitableness in the Sperm Whale.
After breakfast, that next morning in Chamonix, we went out in the yard and watched the gangs of excursioning tourists arriving and departing with their mules and guides and porters; they we took a look through the telescope at the snowy hump of Mont Blanc.
And won't it make Gabriel keckle when Geordie comes pantin' ut the grees with the tompstean balanced on his hump, and asks to be took as evidence
A fire was made under an immense cotton-wood tree, that overshadowed a beautiful piece of meadow land; rich morsels of buffalo hump were soon roasting before it; in a hearty and prolonged repast, the two unsuccessful hunters gradually recovered from their mortification; threatened to discard their old flint guns as soon as they should reach the settlements, and boasted more than ever of the wonderful shots they had made, when they had guns that never missed fire.
especially as instead of Rebecca on a camel's hump, with bracelets on her arms and a ring in her nose, Fate sends me only a counting-house clerk, in a grey tweed wrapper.
To their great disappointment, the river banks were deserted - a few old tracks showed where a herd of bulls had some time before passed along, but not a horn nor hump was to be seen in the sterile landscape.
He snorted indignantly, and walked away across the tram-rails, his hump quivering with rage.
Now these are the Laws of the Jungle, and many and mighty are they; But the head and the hoof of the Law and the haunch and the hump is--Obey!
It began to be a regular thing for him to bring one home from Fallon, each trip, and the gay hunts that followed as she searched for it--sometimes to find the treasure in Martin's hat, sometimes under the buggy seat, sometimes in a knobby hump under the table-cloth at her plate--more than once brought his rare smile.