• (Canada, British) IPA: /hʌmp/

hump (plural humps)

  1. A mound of earth.
  2. A deformity in humans caused by abnormal curvature of the upper spine.
  3. (animals) A rounded fleshy mass, such as on a camel or zebu.
  4. (slang) An act of sexual intercourse.
  5. (British, slang, with definite article) A bad mood.
    get the hump, have the hump, take the hump, give someone the hump
  6. (slang) A painfully boorish person.
    That guy is such a hump!
  7. A speed hump.
  8. A wave that forms in front of an operating hovercraft and impedes progress at low speeds.
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hump (humps, present participle humping; past and past participle humped)

  1. (transitive) To bend something into a hump.
  2. (transitive, intransitive) To carry (something), especially with some exertion.
  3. (transitive, intransitive) To dry-hump.
    Stop humping the table, you sicko.
  4. (transitive, intransitive) To have sex (with).
  5. (US, slang, dated) To prepare for a great exertion; to put forth effort.
  6. (slang, dated) To vex or annoy.
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Proper noun
  1. (historical, World War 2, slang) The Himalayas, as the challenge for the supply route between India and China.
    The C-47s could not make it over the Hump with a full load and full tanks.

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