thump

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Verb[change]

Plain form
thump

Third-person singular
thumps

Past tense
thumped

Past participle
thumped

Present participle
thumping

  1. (transitive) If you thump something, you hit it, often with your closed hand.
  2. (transitive & intransitive) If something thumps, it hits something else, making a loud, low sound.
  3. (intransitive) If your heart thumps, it beats so strongly and quickly that you can easily notice it.

Noun[change]

Singular
thump

Plural
thumps

  1. (countable) A thump is a loud, low sound made when something hits something else.
  2. (countable) A thump is the action of something hits something else.

Synonyms[change]