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English noun: hump

1. hump (shape) something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings


SamplesThe gun in his pocket made an obvious bulge.
The hump of a camel.
He stood on the rocky prominence.
The occipital protuberance was well developed.
The bony excrescence between its horns.


Synonymsbulge, bump, excrescence, extrusion, gibbosity, gibbousness, jut, prominence, protrusion, protuberance, swelling


Broader (hypernym)projection


Narrower (hyponym)belly, caput, frontal eminence, mogul, nub, nubble, occipital protuberance, snag, wart


English verb: hump

1. hump (motion) round one's back by bending forward and drawing the shoulders forward


Synonymshunch, hunch forward, hunch over


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)change posture


Entailbend, flex

2. hump (contact) have sexual intercourse with


SamplesThis student sleeps with everyone in her dorm.
Adam knew Eve.
Were you ever intimate with this man?.


Synonymsbang, be intimate, bed, bonk, do it, eff, fuck, get it on, get laid, have a go at it, have intercourse, have it away, have it off, have sex, jazz, know, lie with, love, make love, make out, roll in the hay, screw, sleep together, sleep with


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)copulate, couple, mate, pair


Narrower (hyponym)fornicate, have, take


Verb groupmake out, neck









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