thumps, 3rd person singular present; thumped, past tense; thumping, present participle; thumped, past participle;
Hit (someone or something) heavily, esp. with the fist or a blunt implement
Holman thumped the desk with his hand
she thumped on the door
Move (something) forcefully, noisily, or decisively
she picked up the kettle then thumped it down again
Move or do something with a heavy deadened sound
Philip thumped down on the sofa
(of a person's heart or pulse) Beat or pulsate strongly, typically because of fear or excitement
Play a tune enthusiastically but heavy-handedly
Tampa Bay thumped Toronto 8–0
A heavy dull blow with a person's fist or a blunt implement
I felt a thump on my back
A loud deadened sound
his wife put down her iron with a thump
A strong heartbeat, esp. one caused by fear or excitement
a heavy dull sound (as made by impact of heavy objects)
beat: move rhythmically; "Her heart was beating fast"
a heavy blow with the hand
thud: make a dull sound; "the knocker thudded against the front door"
hit hard with the hand, fist, or some heavy instrument; "the salesman pounded the door knocker"; "a bible-thumping Southern Baptist"
An onomatopoeia or onomatopœia (from the Greek ὀνοματοποιία; ὄνομα for "name" and ποιέω for "I make") (adjectival form: "onomatopoeic" or "onomatopoetic") is a word that imitates or suggests the source of the sound that it describes. ...
(Thumps) A hiccup or hiccough is a contraction of the diaphragm that repeats several times per minute. In humans, the abrupt rush of air into the lungs causes the epiglottis to close, creating a "hic" sound.
a blow that produces a muffled sound; the sound of such a blow; a thud; to hit (someone or something) as if to make a thump; to thud or pound; to throb with a muffled rhythmic sound
(Thumps) Cardio-synchronous diaphragmatic flutter, or SDF. Thumps occur when the heart's electrical signals leak back down the phrenic nerve and stimulate the vagus nerve. The aberrant signals then stimulate contractions of the diaphragm in sychrony with the heart rate. ...
to punch or to hit, also to beat down. Pronounced “tump”.