Definitions

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  • interj. Nonce variation of the word thump, usually indicating a bumpy action.

Etymologies

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thump +‎ -ity

Examples

  • So if you're like her, you'll want to skip ahead to "Goodbye," a song that parcels out all of Best Coast's sonic hallmarks in equal measure: serrated power chords, thumpity-thumping drums and Cosentino's deadpan singing -- all dunked in reverb copious enough to make Phil Spector smile.

    Album review of 'Crazy for You' by Best Coast

  • So if you're like her, you'll want to skip ahead to "Goodbye," a song that parcels out all of Best Coast's sonic hallmarks in equal measure: serrated power chords, thumpity-thumping drums and Cosentino's deadpan singing - all dunked in reverb copious enough to make Phil Spector smile.

    Album review: Best Coast, "Crazy For You"

  • The sun porch on the second floor had a flight of wooden steps down tot the rear courtyard and in the winter, we would take cardboard and slide thumpity-thumpity down those steps once they were covered in snow.

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  • I was careful not to smudge his jacket with my makeup as I rested my cheek over his heart, which I heard thumpity-thump-thumping.

    Seeds of Yesterday

  • I was close enough to hear his heart drumming fast, faster, racing, and all of a sudden my own heart caught the rhythm of his, in the only tempo hearts can have-thumpity-bump, thumpity-bump.

    Flowers In The Attic

  • Tiny and Teenty scrambled out of sight under the sofa pillows and sat tremblingly holding each other's cold little paws, while their hearts went thumpity-thump!

    The Graymouse Family

  • Raggedy Ann's heels hit the floor thumpity-thump and she enjoyed it immensely.

    Raggedy Ann Stories

  • "My heart was going thumpity-thump, but I says to him, ` I might look at them, maybe, 'and with that I go to the door, for the sake of getting him out of it, and if there weren't our own two geese, with the legs of them tied together!"

    The Irish Twins

  • Within days, when the good Rev. became too much of a political liability, Wright was promptly tossed under the bus (thumpity-thump!).

    The Volokh Conspiracy

  • Bon Jovi will be at Jazz Fest this year making the hearts of all middle-aged white suburban women go thumpity-thump.

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