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Definition 1: something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings - [noun denoting shape]

Samples where hump or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the gun in his pocket made an obvious bulge
  • the hump of a camel
  • he stood on the rocky prominence
  • the occipital protuberance was well developed
  • the bony excrescence between its horns

Synonyms for hump in the sense of this definition

(hump is a kind of ...) any solid convex shape that juts out from something

(... is a kind of hump ) either prominence of the frontal bone above each orbit

(... is a kind of hump ) prominence on the outer surface of the occipital bone

(... is a kind of hump ) a part that bulges deeply

"the belly of a sail"

(... is a kind of hump ) a headlike protuberance on an organ or structure

"the caput humeri is the head of the humerus which fits into a cavity in the scapula"

(... is a kind of hump ) a bump on a ski slope

(... is a kind of hump ) a small lump or protuberance

(... is a kind of hump ) a sharp protuberance

(... is a kind of hump ) any small rounded protuberance (as on certain plants or animals)

Definition 2: have sexual intercourse with - [verb of contact]

Samples where hump or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • This student sleeps with everyone in her dorm
  • Adam knew Eve
  • Were you ever intimate with this man?

Synonyms for hump in the sense of this definition

(hump is a kind of ...) engage in sexual intercourse

"Birds mate in the Spring"

(... is a kind of hump ) have sex with; archaic use

"He had taken this woman when she was most vulnerable"

(... is a kind of hump ) have sex without being married

(hump has a similar meaning as ...) kiss, embrace, or fondle with sexual passion

"The couple were necking in the back seat of the car"

Definition 3: round one's back by bending forward and drawing the shoulders forward - [verb of motion]

Synonyms for hump in the sense of this definition

(hump is a kind of ...) undergo a change in bodily posture

(hump implies ...) form a curve

"The stick does not bend"

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