bump, v. 1. collide with, crash into, smash into, run into, Inf. plow into; butt, jar, jolt, jostle; strike, beat, rap, hit, bang, tap, smack, thwack, thump.
2. (all by force of collision) dislodge, displace, move, remove, shift; budge, nudge, shove, push.
3. bump into Informal, meet, encounter, chance upon. See - chance (def. 9).
4. bump off Slang, murder, kill, eliminate. See - murder (def. 4).
-n. 5. collision, smash, crash, crack, smack, thud, clunk; blow, buffet, thwack, whack, lick, Inf. wallop.
6. swelling, lump, contusion, intumescence, tumescence; protuberance, node, nodule, knob, bulge,
bumpkin, n. rustic, peasant, provincial, country cousin, countryman; yokel, country bumpkin, hawbuck, hobnail, Dial, lumpkin, Often Disparaging, hillbilly, Disparaging, bogtrotter, Inf. chawbacon, Inf. cider squeezer, Sl. hick, Sl. rube, Sl. hayseed, Sl. hoosier, Sl. woodhick, Fr. Sl. truffe; clod, clodhopper, clodpoll or clodpole or clodpate, boor, oaf, lout, lubber, gawk, churl, ox, Chiefly Scot. cuddy, Inf. lummox, Inf. goop, Sl. galoot, Sl. lug, Brit. Sl. joskin,
bumptious, adj. aggressive, forward, obtrusive, self-assertive, Inf. pushy; arrogant, overbearing, overweening; cocky, overconfident, audacious, impertinent, insolent, impudent, brazen, brassy, Inf. nervy, Inf. cheeky, Scot. vaunty.
bunch, n. 1. group, collection, assemblage, accumulation, gathering, concentration; bundle, cluster, fascicle, clump; bale, sheaf, wisp, tuft, fagot; lot, batch, family, set, series; quantity, stack, pile, heap, mass, array, assortment; agglomeration, conglomeration, galaxy, host, multitude.
2. bulge, knob, lump, protuberance. See - bulge (def. 1).
-v. 3. group together, bring together, put together, amass; sort, assort, classify, class, bracket, lump together; line up, stack up, pile up, heap up; collect, gather, cluster, bundle.
bunch up crowd, herd, huddle, cram or jam together, squeeze up or in or together,
bundle, n. 1. bunch, group, collection, assemblage. See - bunch (def 1).
2. package, parcel, pack, packet, Sl. bindle, sack, knapsack, backpack; basket, hamper, bag, pouch, Obs. budget.
-v. 3. tie, tie up or together, colligate, truss, wrap, package, bind, fasten; group, bunch, cluster, gather, categorize, bracket; classify, arrange, organize.
4. bundle off or
out hurry off, hustle, rush off, scurry, scamper, Inf. vamoose, take off, Sl. split; decamp, abscond, depart, leave,
bungle, v, botch, mar, spoil, mismanage; Inf. muff, Inf flub, Inf. foul up, Inf. screw up. See - botch (def. 1).
bungler, n. botcher, Inf. duffer, Sl. butcher, mis-manager; fumbler, butterfingers, blunderer, stumbler, Inf bull in a china shop; lubber, looby, lout, oaf, Sl. klutz, Sl. schlemiel; blockhead, dunce, ignoramus, Sl. bananahead, Sl. yo-yo.
bungling, adj. clumsy, awkward, bunglesome, gauche, maladroit; blundering, botching, stumbling, tripping; ungainly, lubberly, gawky, oafish, graceless, ungraceful; inept, unskillful, unaccomplished, inexpert, incompetent, stupid.
bunk1, n. 1. platform bed, bed, berth; cot, pallet, couch. See - bed (def. 1).
-v. 2. Informal, bed down, sleep. See - bed (defs. 8,
bunk2, n. Slang See - bunkum.