Hump

Hump

(?), v. t. 1. To form into a hump; to make hump-shaped; to hunch; -- often with up.

The cattle were very uncomfortable, standing humped up in the bushes.
T. Roosvelt.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]

2. To put or carry on the (humped) back; to shoulder; hence, to carry, in general. [Slang, Australia]

Having collected a sufficient quantity, we humped it out of the bush.
C. L. Money.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]

3. To bend or gather together for strenuous effort, as in running; to do or effect by such effort; to exert; -- usually reflexively or with it; as, you must hump yourself. [Slang, U. S.]

A half dozen other negroes, some limping and all scared, were humping it across a meadow.
McClure's Mag.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]

4. (Railroad) to sort freight cars by means of a hump.
[PJC]

5. to engage in sexual intercourse with. [Vulgar Slang, U. S.]
[PJC]

 

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