Thump in a sentence as a noun

A thump, a tap, a swipe, or a scratch.

Counter thump your way to the top, then hit whatever small claims will have you.

It is great when he flies about 20 miles per hour to me, flairs up and thump!, lands on my shoulder.

They want someone who owns the platform they can thump in the head when something goes wrong.

The OOM Killer tends to thump the postmaster, not the offending backend.

Thump in a sentence as a verb

We would then turn around and drop our borrowed patent portfolio on the desk and it would thump pretty loud as well.

A lot like how car doors have sound deadening to give them a solid, satisfying thump, instead of a cheap, high frequency ring when you close them.

Unfortunately, the Linux OOM-killer is nave about postgres; it tends just to thump the postmaster.

Rule of thump is, that every upvote equals about 100 visitors, while the site is on HN, and that about same number of visitors come during the next days by tweets and facebooks.

Thump definitions


a heavy dull sound (as made by impact of heavy objects)

See also: thumping clump clunk thud


a heavy blow with the hand


move rhythmically; "Her heart was beating fast"

See also: beat pound


make a dull sound; "the knocker thudded against the front door"

See also: thud


hit hard with the hand, fist, or some heavy instrument; "the salesman pounded the door knocker"; "a bible-thumping Southern Baptist"

See also: pound poke