bumpy bumpy  /ˈbəm pi/

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. It's been a bumpy ride so far for Argentina's new president, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner.
  2. The mouth of the bottle is large enough to accommodate ice cubes, but that also means sipping can be dodgy on bumpy flights.
  3. And if the road gets bumpy, a shock sensor detects the vibration so that he can stabilize his body and stay on the seat.

News

  1. Development center for tech start-ups launches in Los Angeles

    When tech entrepreneurs look back at their bumpy launches, a common lament is, “If only I had known.”        
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Los Angeles Times

  2. Fmr. Fed Top Economist Warns of “Bumpy Ride”

    The Federal Reserve Bank’s former Chief Economist, David Stockton, warns of a "bumpy ride" ahead. He also criticizes his former employer. Even with a better-performing economy, markets are in for a “bumpy ride”, cautions the Federal Reserve Bank’s former Chief … Continue reading ?
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Talking Numbers via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Another Bumpy Ride in Store for Markets

    Thursday could be bumpy, as rising interest rates continue to shake up markets and traders watch foreign exchange markets with a wary eye.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: CNBC

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Quotes

  1. "I hit so many putts that - my good ones are not going in, and then my bad ones aren't even close," Woods told reporters. "It's a little bit slow and bumpy, but you have to be committed to hitting it that hard, and I left a lot of putts...
    on Jun 22, 2009 By: Tiger Wood Source: Palm Beach Post

  2. "Even though we are making the right decision to lower the price of iPhone, and even though the technology road is bumpy, we need to do a better job taking care of our early iPhone customers as we aggressively go after new ones with a lower price....
    on Sep 6, 2007 By: Steve Jobs Source: CNET News.com

  3. "It's going to be a bumpy ride," Smith said.
    on Jun 16, 2010 By: Kevin Smith Source: The Associated Press

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