an adhesive-backed strip of paper for sticking onto the rear bumper of an automobile, usually bearing a tourist advertisement, slogan, joke, etc.
a label affixed to the rear windscreen or bumper of a motor vehicle displaying an advertisement or slogan
marked by a long line of cars moving slowly or with many stops and starts, one behind the other: bumper-to-bumper traffic. Informal. following one another in profusion: bumper-to-bumper worries.
a game of whist played carelessly or contrary to rules and conventions. Historical Examples Certain Personal Matters H. G. Wells noun a game in which a ball, attached by string to a post, is hit so that the string winds round the post (modifier) (of whist or bridge) played unskilfully A bridge game played haphazardly […]
noun a variant spelling of bumf
to come more or less violently in contact with; collide with; strike: His car bumped a truck. to cause to strike or collide: He bumped the car against a tree. to dislodge or displace by the force of collision. to dislodge by appropriating the privileges of: The airline bumped me from the flight. to demote […]