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thump

 (thŭmp)
n.
1. A blow, as with a blunt object.
2. A muffled sound, as that produced by beating with a blunt object; a thud.
v. thumped, thump·ing, thumps
v.tr.
1.
a. To beat so as to produce a thump or thumps: thumped the desk with her fist.
b. To move or cause to strike with a thump or thumps: thumped the book on the table.
2. Informal To defeat soundly; drub.
v.intr.
1.
a. To hit or fall in such a way as to produce a thump or thumps: The book thumped on the floor.
b. To move or collide with a thump or thumps: I thumped up the stairs.
2. To beat or throb audibly: His heart thumped with fear.

[Probably of imitative origin.]

thump′er n.

thump

(θʌmp)
n
1. the sound of a heavy solid body hitting or pounding a comparatively soft surface
2. a heavy blow with the hand: he gave me a thump on the back.
vb
3. (tr) to strike or beat heavily; pound
4. (intr) to throb, beat, or pound violently: his heart thumped with excitement.
[C16: related to Icelandic, Swedish dialect dumpa to thump; see thud, bump]
ˈthumper n

thump

(θʌmp)

n.
1. a blow or knock with a heavy object, producing a dull sound.
2. the sound made by or as if by such a blow.
v.t.
3. to strike or beat with a heavy object, so as to produce a dull sound; pound.
4. (of an object) to strike against (something) heavily and noisily.
5. to thrash severely.
v.i.
6. to strike or fall heavily, with a dull sound.
7. to palpitate or beat violently, as the heart.
[1530–40; imitative]
thump′er, n.

thump


Past participle: thumped
Gerund: thumping

Imperative
thump
thump
Present
I thump
you thump
he/she/it thumps
we thump
you thump
they thump
Preterite
I thumped
you thumped
he/she/it thumped
we thumped
you thumped
they thumped
Present Continuous
I am thumping
you are thumping
he/she/it is thumping
we are thumping
you are thumping
they are thumping
Present Perfect
I have thumped
you have thumped
he/she/it has thumped
we have thumped
you have thumped
they have thumped
Past Continuous
I was thumping
you were thumping
he/she/it was thumping
we were thumping
you were thumping
they were thumping
Past Perfect
I had thumped
you had thumped
he/she/it had thumped
we had thumped
you had thumped
they had thumped
Future
I will thump
you will thump
he/she/it will thump
we will thump
you will thump
they will thump
Future Perfect
I will have thumped
you will have thumped
he/she/it will have thumped
we will have thumped
you will have thumped
they will have thumped
Future Continuous
I will be thumping
you will be thumping
he/she/it will be thumping
we will be thumping
you will be thumping
they will be thumping
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been thumping
you have been thumping
he/she/it has been thumping
we have been thumping
you have been thumping
they have been thumping
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been thumping
you will have been thumping
he/she/it will have been thumping
we will have been thumping
you will have been thumping
they will have been thumping
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been thumping
you had been thumping
he/she/it had been thumping
we had been thumping
you had been thumping
they had been thumping
Conditional
I would thump
you would thump
he/she/it would thump
we would thump
you would thump
they would thump
Past Conditional
I would have thumped
you would have thumped
he/she/it would have thumped
we would have thumped
you would have thumped
they would have thumped
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.thump - a heavy dull sound (as made by impact of heavy objects)thump - a heavy dull sound (as made by impact of heavy objects)
sound - the sudden occurrence of an audible event; "the sound awakened them"
2.thump - a heavy blow with the hand
blow - a powerful stroke with the fist or a weapon; "a blow on the head"
Verb1.thump - move rhythmically; "Her heart was beating fast"
move - move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion; "He moved his hand slightly to the right"
pulsate, pulse, throb - expand and contract rhythmically; beat rhythmically; "The baby's heart was pulsating again after the surgeon massaged it"
palpitate, flutter - beat rapidly; "His heart palpitated"
thrash - beat so fast that (the heart's) output starts dropping until (it) does not manage to pump out blood at all
beat - indicate by beating, as with the fingers or drumsticks; "Beat the rhythm"
flap - move noisily; "flags flapped in the strong wind"
2.thump - make a dull sound; "the knocker thudded against the front door"
sound, go - make a certain noise or sound; "She went `Mmmmm'"; "The gun went `bang'"
3.thump - hit hard with the hand, fist, or some heavy instrument; "the salesman pounded the door knocker"; "a bible-thumping Southern Baptist"
hit - deal a blow to, either with the hand or with an instrument; "He hit her hard in the face"

thump

verb
1. strike, hit, punch, pound, beat, knock, deck (slang), batter, rap, chin (slang), smack, thrash, clout (informal), whack, swipe, clobber (slang), wallop (informal), lambast(e), belabour, lay one on (slang) He thumped me, nearly knocking me over.
2. thud, crash, bang, thwack She thumped her hand on the witness box.
3. throb, pound, beat, pulse, pulsate, palpitate My heart was thumping wildly.
noun
1. blow, knock, punch, rap, smack, clout (informal), whack, swipe, wallop (informal) He felt a thump on his shoulder.
2. thud, crash, bang, clunk, thwack There was a loud thump as the horse crashed into the van.

thump

noun
A stroke or blow, especially one that produces a sound:
Translations
ضَرْبَةٌ على الرأسيَخْبُط بِصَوْتٍ كَتوميَطْرُقُ
bouchnutíbušitpraštit
dunkdunkehamre
tömähdys
udarati
ököllel üt
òunkt högg, dynkurslá meî e-u òungu; detta meî dynk
ゴツンと打つ
탁 치다
šlumštelėtismarkus smūgis
belziensbelztnobūkšķēt
razbijatiudariti
dunka
ทุบ
đập

thump

[θʌmp]
A. N (= blow) → golpetazo m, porrazo m; (= noise of fall etc) → golpetazo m
it came down with a thumpcayó dando un golpetazo
B. VT (= hit hard) → golpear; (accidentally) [+ head etc] → dar or topar con; (= put down heavily) → poner or (frm) deponer violentamente
to thump sbpegar un puñetazo a algn
to thump the tablegolpear la mesa, dar golpes en la mesa
he thumped me on the backme dio un golpetazo en la espalda
to thump out a tune on the pianotocar una melodía aporreando el piano
C. VI
1. [person] (on door, table) → dar golpes, aporrear; [heart] (= pound) → latir con fuerza; [machine] → vibrar con violencia
someone was thumping on the doorhabía alguien dando golpes a or aporreando la puerta
2. (= move heavily) he thumped upstairssubió pesadamente las escaleras

thump

[ˈθʌmp]
n
(= hard blow) → grand coup m
(= sound) → bruit m sourd
vt [+ person] → cogner; [+ table, door] → cogner sur
vi
(with fist)cogner
to thump on sth → cogner sur qch
I heard you thumping on the door → Je t'ai entendu cogner à la porte.
(= beat loudly) [heart] → cogner dans sa poitrine
My heart was thumping → Mon cœur cognait dans ma poitrine.
[instrument, bass]
You could hear the bass thumping right down the street → On entendait le martellement des basses depuis le bout de la rue.

thump

n (= blow)Schlag m; (= noise)(dumpfes) Krachen, Bums m (inf)
vt tableklopfen or schlagen auf (+acc); doorklopfen or schlagen an (+acc); (esp Brit inf) personverhauen (inf); (repeatedly) → trommeln auf/an (+acc); (accidentally) one’s headsich (dat)anschlagen or anhauen (inf); (dog) tailklopfen mit; he thumped his fist on the desker donnerte die Faust auf den Tisch; he thumped his chester schlug sich (dat)auf die Brust; he thumped the box down on my desker knallte die Schachtel auf meinen Tisch; the prisoners started thumping their stools on the floordie Gefangenen schlugen mit ihren Hockern auf den Boden; I thumped him (one) on the nose (esp Brit inf) → ich habe ihm eins auf die Nase verpasst (inf); I’ll thump you (one) if you don’t shut up (esp Brit inf) → wenn du nicht gleich den Mund hältst, knallts (inf)
vi (person)schlagen; (heart)heftig schlagen or pochen; (= move heavily)stapfen; (object: = fall loudly) → plumpsen (inf); he thumped on the door/tableer schlug gegen or an die Tür/auf den Tisch; ask the people upstairs to stop thumping aroundsag den Leuten über uns, sie sollen aufhören herumzutrampeln

thump

[θʌmp]
1. n (blow) → forte colpo; (noise of fall) → tonfo
it came down with a thump → è caduto con un tonfo
2. vt (hit hard, person) → picchiare; (door) → picchiare su; (table) → battere su
3. vi (person, on door, table) → picchiare, battere; (move heavily) → camminare pesantemente; (pound, heart) → battere forte
thump out vt + adv (tune) → suonare pestando sui tasti

thump

(θamp) noun
(the sound of) a heavy blow or hit. They heard a thump on the door; He gave him a thump on the head.
verb
to hit, move or fall with, or make, a dull, heavy noise.

thump

يَطْرُقُ praštit dunke schlagen βαριοχτυπώ aporrear tömähdys cogner udarati battere ゴツンと打つ 탁 치다 dreunen banke (på) uderzyć pancada глухой звук dunka ทุบ güm güm vurmak đập 重击

thump

n golpe m; precordial — golpe precordial
References in classic literature ?
The overcoat he wore was wet from the rain and drops of water kept falling with a soft thump on the floor.
As he approached the stream, his heart began to thump he summoned up, however, all his resolution, gave his horse half a score of kicks in the ribs, and attempted to dash briskly across the bridge; but instead of starting forward, the perverse old animal made a lateral movement, and ran broadside against the fence.
Well, then, however the old sea-captains may order me about--however they may thump and punch me about, I have the satisfaction of knowing that it is all right; that everybody else is one way or other served in much the same way -- either in a physical or metaphysical point of view, that is; and so the universal thump is passed round, and all hands should rub each other's shoulder-blades, and be content.
His heart began to thump with excitement, for he divined instantly that his hour had come--that he was to be a boss!
Sam's palm-leaf had been ingeniously disentangled from all pretensions to braid, as respects its brim; and the slivers starting apart, and standing upright, gave it a blazing air of freedom and defiance, quite equal to that of any Fejee chief; while the whole brim of Andy's being departed bodily, he rapped the crown on his head with a dexterous thump, and looked about well pleased, as if to say, "Who says I haven't got a hat?
With the last note the bands burst out with a crash: and woke the mountains with the "Star-Spangled Banner" in a way to make a body's heart swell and thump and his hair rise
In turn, five or six dejected and homesick ladies approached it doubtingly, gave it a single inquiring thump, and retired with the lockjaw.
I set perfectly still then, listening to my heart thump, and I reckon I didn't draw a breath while it thumped a hundred.
She hit his head a thump with her thimble as we dodged by, and he let on to be whimpering as we struck for the stairs.
Mary's heart began to thump and her hands to shake a little in her delight and excitement.
At intervals one of her hands raised itself in the air, shook an imaginary frying-pan, and dropped again with a faint thump on the cookery-book in her lap.
Occasionally, a stray workman putting his coat on, traversed the hall, or a stranger peered about there, or a distant clink was heard across the courtyard, or a thump from the golden giant.