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  Definition of thump
  1. a heavy blow with the hand
  2. a heavy dull sound (as made by impact of heavy objects)
  3. hit hard with the hand, fist, or some heavy instrument; "the salesman pounded the door knocker"; "a bible-thumping Southern Baptist"
  4. move rhythmically; "Her heart was beating fast"
  5. make a dull sound; "the knocker thudded against the front door"
Similar Words: thumping, clump, clunk, thud, pound, poke, beat

 

Hyponyms: pulsate, throb, pulse, palpitate, flutter, thrash, flap

 

Grouped Verbs: beat

 

Derivational Morphology: pound, poke, crump, thud, scrunch, clop, clump, clunk, plunk, punch, clout, lick, biff, hammer, hammering, pounding, throb, throbbing, rhythm, beat, musical rhythm, pulse, pulsation, heartbeat, thumping

 

 
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