- to fall, sink, or collapse, esp. suddenly or heavily
- to decline suddenly, as in value, activity, etc.
- to have a drooping posture or gait
Origin of slumpprobably from or akin to Middle Low German slumpen, to come about by accident: for Indo-European base see limp
- a sudden or sharp fall
- a decline in business activity, prices, etc.
- a drooping posture or gait
- an extended period during which a player, team, worker, etc. is below normal in performance