An example of to dump is putting a garbage bag into a trash can.
Was always dumping on me.
A garbage dump; a nuclear waste dump.
An ammunition dump.
The new XML dump is coming soon.
March slowly on in solemn dump. -- Hudibras.
Doleful dumps the mind oppress. --William Shakespeare.
I was musing in the midst of my dumps. --John Bunyan.
An example of a dump is a landfill.
- To treat with contempt; demean.
- In low spirits; depressed.
Origin of dump
- Middle English dumpen, dompen to fall suddenly, drop of Scandinavian origin
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- Akin to Old Norse dumpa (“to thump”) (> Danish dumpe (“to fall suddenly”))
- See dumpling.