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 […]
offensively self-assertive: a bumptious young upstart. Historical Examples Jorrocks’ Jaunts and Jollities Robert Smith Surtees The Money Master, Complete Gilbert Parker adjective offensively self-assertive or conceited adj.
plural noun (Brit) trousers cut so that the top lies just above the cleft of the buttocks noun Examples Word Origin
noun (Brit, slang) obsequious behaviour; toadying