Definition of flump in English:

flump

verb

  • 1no object, with adverbial of direction Fall or sit down heavily.

    ‘I flumped back into bed’
    • ‘‘No,’ Aidan sighed and flumped into a fluffy white beanbag.’
    • ‘Adele clicked off the phone and flumped on the couch next to Joel.’
    • ‘Emma flumped into a chair at her kitchen counter.’
    • ‘Aggie lifted her head, coughed up water, took one look at her surroundings, and flumped down.’
    • ‘As I flumped backwards into the water, expecting a lazy dive, I landed almost on top of two large mantas sailing out from the lagoon.’
    • ‘Instead, I arrive home exhausted each afternoon, flump out on the sofa and sleep like a child after her first day at school.’
    • ‘She flumped onto the grass, and saw her own crystal tears fall into the mist.’
    • ‘Jepta sat across from her and Mikhail pulled up a chair, flumping down onto it and facing Navi as best he could, the glare still in his eyes.’
    • ‘She changed into her Sugar Daddy pajamas and flumped into bed while planning to declare war on the male race.’
    • ‘Julia sighed and flumped on her bed, gathering her knees up to her chin.’
    • ‘‘I'm not in the mood to pander to you,’ Aidan huffed as he flumped into an orange suede beanbag.’
    • ‘Anywho, I pushed Damien out of my room and flumped back on my mattress.’
    • ‘But Cassidy just turns stomachs every time she so much as flumps into The Laundrette.’
    • ‘Sara rolled her eyes and flumped back down on her pillows, pulling her comforter back over her head again.’
    • ‘There were only two chairs in the room when we got there, so I flumped down on Josh.’
    • ‘He used to have a great flump on 'im: he'd spot a patch of floor that he fancied, then flump right down and stretch out.’
    sit down, seat oneself, install oneself, plant oneself, ensconce oneself, plump oneself
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    1. 1.1with object and adverbial of direction Set or throw (something) down heavily.
      ‘Ellie flumped her hands down on her sewing’
      • ‘He paused a moment to light a cigarette and then flumped the bags on the table.’
      • ‘She flumped her heavy army back pack onto the seat beside her letting the weight of her textbooks be supported by the chair.’

noun

  • The action or sound of a heavy fall.

    ‘the rocks hit the ground with a flump’
    • ‘She heard a soft flump as Danny's arm dropped on to the bed, and she sighed, knowing what he was going to say next.’
    • ‘With a soft flump, I flopped on my own bed and yawned.’
    • ‘There was a loud flump as a collection of letters landed on the doormat.’

Origin

Early 17th century: imitative.

Pronunciation

flump

/flʌmp/