Definition of Bump around
1. Verb. Shock physically. "Georgia was shaken up in the Tech game"
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bump Around
bump around (current term)
bump n' grind
Literary usage of Bump around
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature by Tobias George Smollett (1803)
"Bother. You took some blood, Sir, irom him ?— Which caused a tuber, or a bump Around the region of the rump. ..."
2. Under Orders: War Crimes in Kosovo by Fred Abrahams (2001)
"... reached its zenith around May 10-11, followed by a precipitous drop-off that peters out by June 12, with the exception of a minor bump around May 30-31. ..."
3. The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for by Edmund Burke, Benjamin Franklin Collection (Library of Congress), John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress) (1803)
"... Had caused a tuber, or a bump, Around the region of the rump. Bother. You took some blood, sir, from him ? Tench. ..."
4. The Pleader's Guide: A Didactic Poem, Containing the Conduct of a Suit at by John Anstey, James Lambert High (1870)
"... Had caus'da tuber, or a bump Around the region of the rump. Bother. You took some blood, Sir, from him ? ..."
5. The Horse in America: A Practical Treatise on the Various Types Common in by John Gilmer Speed (1905)
"If he go faster at first he is sure to bump around and tug on the reins, the latter being about the greatest sin against horsemanship. ..."
6. A Poet of the Air: Letters of Jack Morris Wright, First Lieutenant of the by Jack Morris Wright (1918)
"... when you have seen men wind their way, singing the "Marseillaise," toward the land of death, while you bump around on a seat of a bulky truck, ..."