flump

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Onomatopoeic. Compare plunk.

Verb[edit]

flump (third-person singular simple present flumps, present participle flumping, simple past and past participle flumped)

  1. (intransitive) to move or fall heavily, or with a dull sound
  2. (transitive) to drop something heavily or with a dull sound

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Noun[edit]

flump (plural flumps)

  1. the dull sound so produced

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References[edit]

  • OED 2nd edition 1989