meaning of bumpy

bumpy meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1865, from bump + -y (2). Fasten your seatbelts. It will likely be a bumpy evening. [Bette Davis ("Margo Channing"), "About Eve," 1950] Relevant: Bumpiness.

bumpy meaning in General Dictionary

covered with or packed with lumps

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  • causing or described as jolts and unusual movements

Sentence Examples with the word bumpy

The intruder rode slowly on the bumpy forest trail but as soon as he reached a paved roadway, Howie lost him.

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