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Definition of "bumpy" []

  • Covered with or full of bumps: a bumpy country road. (adjective)
  • Marked by bumps and jolts; rough: a bumpy flight. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "bumpy" in a sentence
  • "Baglio Segesta and Tenute Margana, Segesta You definitely need a 4x4 as your hire car to stay at this pair of agriturismos: they're a couple of miles from the nearest road up a track for which the word bumpy is totally inadequate."
  • "Not rutted as in bumpy, rather one long trough in which I have been comfortably ensconced."
  • "Toms was surprised by the number of putts players made because he thought the greens were bumpy from the soft conditions."