the hind part of the body of an animal, as the hindquarters of a quadruped or sacral region of a bird.
a cut of beef from this part of the animal, behind the loin and above the round.
the last part, especially that which is unimportant or inferior:
a rump of territory.
the remnant of a legislature, council, etc., after a majority of the members have resigned or been expelled.
the Rump, English History. Rump Parliament.
constituting a subsidiary or small group or the remnant of a once larger organization:
Our local Shakespeare Club will hold a rump meeting at the Elizabethan Drama Teachers’ convention.
the hindquarters of a mammal, not including the legs
the rear part of a bird’s back, nearest to the tail
a person’s buttocks
Also called rump steak. a cut of beef from behind the loin and above the round
an inferior remnant
[ruhm-puh l-stilt-skin] /ˌrʌm pəlˈstɪlt skɪn/ noun 1. a dwarf in a German folktale who spins flax into gold for a young woman to meet the demands of the prince she has married, on the condition that she give him her first child or else guess his name: she guesses his name and he vanishes or […]
noun, Physical Chemistry. 1. kernel (def 7).
verb (used with object), rumpled, rumpling. 1. to crumple or crush into wrinkles: to rumple a sheet of paper. 2. to ruffle; tousle (sometimes followed by up): The wind rumpled her hair. verb (used without object), rumpled, rumpling. 3. to become wrinkled or crumpled: Tissue rumples easily. noun 4. a wrinkle or irregular fold; crease. […]
adjective, rumplier, rumpliest. 1. rumpled or tending to rumple: This suit always looks rumply.