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Word of the Day – Flump

By February 3, 2017Word of the Day

Flump (verb)


Fall or sit down heavily: Set or throw (something) down heavily.

As a noun: the sound of a heavy fall. Flump is a 17th century word whose origins are simply imitative of the actions it describes.

Example sentences

“Julia sighed and flumped on her bed, gathering her knees up to her chin.”

“There was a loud flump as a collection of letters landed on the doormat.”

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