hump ( humps plural & 3rd person present) ( humping present participle) ( humped past tense & past participle )
1 n-count A hump is a small hill or raised area.
The path goes over a large hump by a tree before running near a road.
2 n-count A camel's hump is the large lump on its back.
3 n-count A hump is a large lump on a person's back, usually caused by illness or old age.
oft poss N
4 verb If you hump something heavy, you carry it from one place to another with great difficulty.
Charlie humped his rucksack up the stairs to his flat. V n prep/adv
5 If someone gets the hump, they get very annoyed about something.
get the hump phrase V inflects
Fans just get the hump when they lose.
Translation English Cobuild Collins Dictionary
1 bulge, bump, hunch, knob, lump, mound, projection, protrusion, protuberance, swelling
2 the hump (Brit. informal) megrims (rare) the blues, the doldrums, the dumps (informal) the grumps (informal) the mopes, the sulks
3 arch, curve, form a hump, hunch, lift, tense
4 (slang) carry, heave, hoist, lug, shoulder
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