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Definitions of Bumper

Pronunciation : Bum"per
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [A corruption of bumbard, bombard, a large drinking vessel.]
Definition : 1. A cup or glass filled to the brim, or till the liquor runs over, particularly in drinking a health or toast. He frothed his bumpers to the brim. Tennyson.

2. A covered house at a theater, etc., in honor of some favorite performer. [Cant]
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Bump"er
Part of Speech : n.
Definition : 1. That which bumps or causes a bump.

2. Anything which resists or deadens a bump or shock; a buffer.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913


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