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Meaning of BUMPER

Pronunciation:  'bumpur

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a mechanical device consisting of bars at either end of vehicle absorb shock and prevent damage
  2. [adj]  extraordinarily abundant; "a bumper crop"

BUMPER is a 6 letter word that starts with B.


 Synonyms: abundant
 See Also: auto, automobile, bumper guard, car, machine, mechanical device, motorcar, motortruck, truck



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Bum"per\, n. [A corruption of bumbard, bombard, a large
    drinking vessel.]
    1. A cup or glass filled to the brim, or till the liquor runs
       over, particularly in drinking a health or toast.
             He frothed his bumpers to the brim.   --Tennyson.
    2. A covered house at a theater, etc., in honor of some
       favorite performer. [Cant]
  2. \Bump"er\, n.
    1. That which bumps or causes a bump.
    2. Anything which resists or deadens a bump or shock; a
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