Definitions

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  • adj. characterised by thumping sounds from the drums.

Etymologies

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thump +‎ -y

Examples

  • "thumpy" when you crank up the volume, but there isn't much audio distortion. talkback

    TODAYonline

  • Not your typical "thumpy" sounding instrument. 10 1 / 8 "head.

    Mandolin Cafe News

  • Audio-Technica ATH-ANC27 Compared with most active noise-canceling headsets that's where the headphone produces a frequency to "cancel" the ambient noise around you, these are a bargain without sounding like one — thumpy bass and clear, high trebles.

    A New Sound Up There

  • Early 70s thumpy mood for me I guess. ♫ blip. fm/~1xfr5 #

    My God, It's Full Of Tweets!

  • There are plenty of synthesizers, but they are melodic not thumpy, the vocals are mildly seeped in hushed romanticism, but without some of the theatrics.

    Marc Ruxin: The Bestest 2010 -- Tunage

  • Yet once they start dancing, the effect is pure gold: the thumpy rhythms of their feet on the wooden floor of a park pavilion, the couple's shared power and mutual athleticism, their whizzing quickstep that feels like the Earth's been knocked off its axis and the effortless, ecstatic, romantic joy of it all.

    Ginger Rogers at 100: Even with Astaire, always taking the lead

  • * Cue thumpy drum solo** Fade in ridiculous two-hand tapping guitar riff*

    JJ ABRAMS TO REMAKE ‘HOT FOR TEACHER’

  • Shows that are not looking for the next hot bit of on-air talent but that instead star good-looking people you've known for a long time, and enjoy looking at, doing heroic, chest-thumpy things that make you feel good at the end of the week.

    Coming this fall: feel-good Friday

  • Excitedly she put the needle to the record, telling us how she loved this song — a thumpy, bass-heavy, ass-shaker of a jam.

    Archive 2008-02-01

  • I like that thumpy sound she gets out of the guitar.

    Tor.com and the Mountain Goats

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