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whump

[hwuhmp, wuhmp] /ʰwʌmp, wʌmp/
noun, verb
1.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30; imitative
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British Dictionary definitions for whumping

whump

/wʌmp/
noun
1.
(informal) a dull thud
Word Origin
C19: of imitative origin
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Word Origin and History for whumping

whump

v.

1897, of imitative origin. The noun is recorded from 1915.

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Slang definitions & phrases for whumping

who's on first

noun phrase

The most asi facts; what's what: With the energy tax seemingly changing every few minutes, many corporate executives say they don't know who's on first

[1950s+; fr a confusing comedy baseball routine of Bud Abbott and Lou Costello]


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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