Definition of Dumps

1. Noun. An informal expression for a mildly depressed state. "Have the mopes"

Exact synonyms: Mopes
Language type: Colloquialism
Generic synonyms: Low Spirits



Definition of Dumps

1. Noun. (plural of dump) ¹

2. Verb. (third-person singular of dump) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Dumps

1. dump [v] - See also: dump

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dumps

dumpily
dumpiness
dumpinesses
dumping
dumping one's load
dumping syndrome
dumpings
dumpish
dumple
dumpled
dumples
dumpling
dumplings
dumplingy
dumps (current term)
dumps one's load
dumpsite
dumpsites
dumpster
dumpster-diver
dumpster-diving
dumpster dive
dumpster diver
dumpster divers
dumpster dives
dumpster diving
dumpster divings
dumpsters
dumptier

Literary usage of Dumps

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The City: Urban Communities and Their Problems by Alan S. Berger (1978)
"Open dumps As recently as 1965, 30 to 40 percent of cities with populations of 5000 or more used open dumps to dispose of solid wastes. ..."

2. Index of Mining Engineering Literature: Comprising an Index of Mining by Walter Richard Crane (1912)
"I. See also dumps, CRADLE, TIPPLES, Etc. Self-Dumping Cages See first volume of Index. Skip dumps TYPES OF SKIP dumps IN NEW YORK IRON MINES. By GC Stoltz. ..."

3. International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for Persons by International Textbook Company (1907)
"dumps 2. Fig' shows the ordinary form of horn, or cradle, dump, which consists of two short-length rails having their forward ends curved upwards in the ..."

4. The Design of Mine Structures by Milo Smith Ketchum (1912)
"Rotary dumps, Fig. 114, may be used in place of the cross-over tipples in ... MINE CAR TIPPLES OR dumps.—The coal may be dumped from the mint cars (a) by ..."

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