Synonyms of bump in English:

bump


See definition of bump

noun

1‘I landed with a bump’

SYNONYMS

jolt, collision, crash, smash, smack, crack, thwack, bang, thud, thump, buffet, knock, rap, tap, impact

informal whack, bash, wallop

2‘I was woken by a bump’

SYNONYMS

bang, sharp noise, crack, boom, clang, peal, clap, pop, snap, knock, tap, slam, thud, thump, clunk, clonk, clash, crash, smash, smack

stamp, stomp, clump, clomp

report, explosion, detonation, shot

informal wham, whump

3‘the wheels hit a bump in the road’

SYNONYMS

hump, bulge, lump, knob, knot, projection, prominence, eminence, ridge, protuberance

ANTONYMS

pothole

4‘the police would ask him how he got the bump on his head’

SYNONYMS

swelling, lump, bulge, injury, contusion

nodule, node, outgrowth, growth, carbuncle, hunch, excrescence, protuberance, projection

technical process, bulla

rare tumescence, intumescence, tumefaction


verb

1‘all those cars bumped into each other’

SYNONYMS

hit, ram, collide with, be in collision with, strike, knock against, crash against, crash into, smash into, slam into, crack against, crack into, dash against, run into, plough into

North American impact

ANTONYMS

miss

2‘the cart bumping along the road’

SYNONYMS

bounce, jolt, jerk, rattle, shake, jounce


Phrases

    bump into

      ‘I bumped into an old friend’

      SYNONYMS

      encounter, meet up with, run into, come across, run across, chance on, stumble across, stumble on, happen on

      informal, archaic

      run against

      bump
    bump someone off

      ‘he would try and bump the blackmailer off’

      See kill