bumpier bumpier

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) causing or characterized by jolts and irregular movements
  2. (adj) covered with or full of bumps

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Still, some of those landings have been bumpier than desirable.
  2. For them it was just mildly surprising that a flawless performance by the Canadians could get a silver medal while the gold went to a bumpier routine by the Russians.
  3. Plus-size rims have to be paired with thinner tires, which means the ride gets bumpier, the braking distance increases and the turning radius is diminished.

News

  1. Review: Airmail email client has sleek fuselage, can't avoid a little turbulence

    Upon its first launch, Airmail ( Mac App Store link ) has impressively sleek looks and a smooth takeoff, but the flight got a little bumpier after I’d stayed on board a while. Airmail’s appealing interface can’t entirely conceal this lightweight email client’s shortcomings. Setting up Airmail couldn’t have been easier. The program asked for my email address and account password, and within ...
    on June 28, 2013     Source: Macworld

  2. Road gets a lot bumpier for Public Works Department

    Calaveras County roads may be a little bumpier this year, and the weeds may grow a little higher.
    on June 28, 2013     Source: Calaveras Enterprise

  3. Abbott Policy Test Looms After Labor’s Leadership Resolution

    Tony Abbott’s opposition was on cruise control for a win in this year’s Australian election. In the wake of the ruling Labor Party’s leadership resolution with Kevin Rudd in command, Abbott’s ride has just got bumpier.
    on June 28, 2013     Source: Bloomberg

Quotes

  1. "The track is a lot bumpier than Laguna Seca (in America), there are a lot of long corners and there is a lot of pressure on front tyre wear. It's not really a grand prix track and the right hand corner coming off the back straight is fast, a little...
    on Aug 29, 2007 By: Casey Stoner Source: TVNZ

  2. "The track is a bit bumpier each time we go out, even compared to the winter tests we did here," Corser commented, "I'm happy enough with that [time], but we've still got work to do on the settings for race day. It's only Friday, but I'm...
    on Feb 28, 2008 By: Troy Corser Source: crash.net

  3. "It looks as though they have done a really good job," Australian Webber told reporters. "I had thought there might be some bumpier sections because there is some reclaimed land but it looks great. I think the visibility looks like it is...
    on Sep 25, 2008 By: Mark Webber Source: Reuters South Africa

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