an impact (as from a collision)
"the bump threw him off the bicycle"
something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings
"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"
a lump on the body caused by a blow
remove or force from a position of dwelling previously occupied
"The new employee dislodged her by moving into her office space"
assign to a lower position
reduce in rank
"She was demoted because she always speaks up"
"He was broken down to Sergeant"
- kick downstairs
dance erotically or dance with the pelvis thrust forward
"bump and grind"
come upon, as if by accident
"We find this idea in Plato"
"I happened upon the most wonderful bakery not very far from here"
"She chanced upon an interesting book in the bookstore the other day"
knock against with force or violence
"My car bumped into the tree"