Tump definition

tŭmp
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To overturn. Often used with over .

You're about to tump that thing over.

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To fall over. Often used with over .

Is that wheelbarrow going to tump over?

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(brit., dial.) A small mound or clump.
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A clump of trees, shrubs, or grass.
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(UK, rare) A mound or hillock.

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To form a mass of earth or a hillock about.

To tump teasel.

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(southern US) To bump, knock (usually used with "over")

Don't tump that bucket over!

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(intransitive, southern US) To fall over.
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(US, dialect) To draw or drag, as a deer or other animal after it has been killed.

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(uncommon) A tumpline.
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A mound.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
tump
Plural:
tumps

Origin of tump

  • Probably akin to tumble

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Origin unknown

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Penobscot; see tumpline for more.

    From Wiktionary

  • Welsh twmp, twm.

    From Wiktionary

  • Possibly from tumpoke.

    From Wiktionary