Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having a hump or protuberance.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Having a hump, as the back.

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  • verb Past participle of hump
  • adjective Having a hump or humps.

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  • adjective characteristic of or suffering from kyphosis, an abnormality of the vertebral column

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Examples

  • For a boxcar of widgets to make it across country, it typically has to stop and sit in rail yards waiting to get "humped," or reshuffled, with other boxcars headed in the same direction five times.

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  • He had enormous shoulders, fairly "humped" with layers of fat.

    A Little Miss Nobody Or, With the Girls of Pinewood Hall

  • And one of his shoulders was kind of humped up and to one side, and one of his hands had a stiff thumb.

    Mitch Miller

  • The woodpecker sat on his perch with wings held tightly against his sides, "humped" up as though he were high-shouldered.

    In Nesting Time

  • But his hips were hardly snug in the saddle, when the wicked Comanche "humped" his back, and entered upon a round of kicking which seemed to exhibit every pose and attitude of equestrian exercise.

    The War Trail The Hunt of the Wild Horse

  • Rocker Gene Simmons has filed legal papers disputing allegations he "humped" and "grinded" against a TV make-up artist during an appearance on ESPN.

    JAM! Showbiz

  • Farm in Yilan County's Sansing Township often get "humped" and put in the family way by wild boars.

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  • In the Corps, as you can imagine, we 'humped' a lot (for you soldiers or civilians that's

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  • Apparently, she would have preferred to be humped on the first “date” like some drunk slag he scraped off the bathroom floor at Karma.

    Shore Thing

  • Dressed in a cashmere twin set and pearl necklace, she stood making the sign of the horns with her hand, sticking out her tongue, and screaming like crazy while her daughter humped a piano bench onstage.

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