hump hump  /ˈhəmp/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings
  2. (v) round one's back by bending forward and drawing the shoulders forward
  3. (v) have sexual intercourse with

Usage(s):

  1. First generation cattalos looked like king-sized cattle with a marked shoulder hump.
  2. Boeing showed him a wooden mock-up of the 747's flight deck, in the hump above the nose.
  3. The legal words: whore, whorehouse, hump.

News

  1. Technical FAQ: Road tubeless, ceramics for carbon, and more

    The bead flaps of the square road tubeless beads seal against the rim humps and, in the case of a puncture and sudden loss of air, the humps work to keep the carbon-fiber beads from dropping into the rim valley (which would allow the tire to come off of the rim). Photo: Lennard Zinn | VeloNews.com Lennard Zinn answers reader questions on converting to tubeless, high thread-count tubeless tires ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Velo News

  2. Kevin Garnett to Los Angeles Would Make Clippers Western Conference Favorites

    The Los Angeles Clippers need one more star in order become Western Conference favorites, and the player that would push them over the hump is Kevin Garnett . Chris Paul and Blake Griffin—along with the Clippers' role players—clearly aren ’t getting the job done. Two years ago, the Clippers lost in the West Semifinals. This season, Los Angeles won 56 games and was ousted from the playoffs in the ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

  3. Billy Horschel is having problems on the greens at Merion

    At the Masters, we had the Tiger twerk . What shall we call this Billy Horschel hump maneuver? Imagine most golfers dance without moving their feet.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Philly.com

Quotes

  1. "It was kind of frustrating - coming into a new situation, wanting to be the one that gets this team over the hump, get them out of the first round. And to play like I'm not capable of playing is just frustrating. They were a better team than us...
    on May 2, 2007 By: Allen Iverson Source: USA Today

  2. "Hopefully, there'll be time when we can sit back and think 'This is what got us over the hump,'" Red Sox manager Terry Francona said. "But we're still climbing."
    on Oct 17, 2008 By: Terry Francona Source: ESPN

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