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bump | bump around | bump into | bump off | bump up | bumper | bumper car | bumper guard | bumper jack | bumper-to-bumper | bumph

bumper

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Noun, Verb (transitive), Verb (intransitive), Adjective
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bump=er

CIDE DICTIONARY

bumpern. [A corruption of bumbard, bombard, a large drinking vessel.].
  •  A cup or glass filled to the brim, or till the liquor runs over, particularly in drinking a health or toast.  [1913 Webster]
    "He frothed his bumpers to the brim."  [1913 Webster]
  •  A covered house at a theater, etc., in honor of some favorite performer.  [1913 Webster]
bumpern. 
  •  That which bumps or causes a bump.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Anything which resists or deadens a bump or shock, such as a metal or rubber rim extending from an object; a buffer.  [1913 Webster]
  •  a protective guard device, usually of metal or rubber, attached horizontally to the front or rear of the frame of a vehicle, designed to resist or deaden a bump or shock, and to prevent damage to the main frame of the vehicle in low-velocity collisions.  [PJC]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

bumper, n.
1 a horizontal bar or strip fixed across the front or back of a motor vehicle to reduce damage in a collision or as a trim.
2 (usu. attrib.) an unusually large or fine example (a bumper crop).
3 Cricket a ball rising high after pitching.
4 a brim-full glass of wine etc.

Idiom
bumper car = DODGEM.

THESAURUS

bumper

aegis, arm guard, backstop, barrier, bellyful, beverage, big, brattice, buffer, buffer state, bulkhead, bulwark, capacity, charge, cloison, collision mat, complement, considerable, contraceptive, copyright, cram, crash helmet, crush, cushion, dashboard, diaphragm, dissepiment, dividing line, dividing wall, division, dodger, draft, dram, drench, drink, face mask, fender, fill, finger guard, foot guard, full house, full measure, fuse, goggles, goodly, governor, grand, great, guard, guardrail, gulp, guzzle, hand guard, handrail, hard hat, healthy, helmet, insulation, interlock, interseptum, jam up, knee guard, knuckle guard, lading, laminated glass, lap, large, large-scale, libation, life preserver, lifeline, lightning conductor, lightning rod, load, man-sized, mask, mat, midriff, midsection, mouthful, mudguard, nip, nose guard, numerous, pad, padding, palladium, panel, paries, partition, party wall, patent, peg, pilot, portion, potation, preventive, property line, prophylactic, protective clothing, protective umbrella, pull, quaff, safeguard, safety, safety glass, safety plug, safety rail, safety shoes, safety switch, safety valve, screen, seat belt, separation, septulum, septum, shield, shin guard, shock pad, sip, sizable, skinful, slurp, snootful, snort, substantial, suck, sun helmet, sup, swig, swill, tall, tidy, tot, umbrella, wall, windscreen, windshield

ROGET THESAURUS

bumper

Completeness

N completeness, completion, integration, allness, entirety, perfection, solidity, solidarity, unity, all, ne plus ultra, ideal, limit, complement, supplement, make-weight, filling, up, impletion, saturation, saturity, high water, high tide, flood tide, spring tide, fill, load, bumper, bellyful, brimmer, sufficiency, complete, entire, whole, perfect, full, good, absolute, thorough, plenary, solid, undivided, with all its parts, all- sided, exhaustive, radical, sweeping, thorough-going, dead, regular, consummate, unmitigated, sheer, unqualified, unconditional, free, abundant, brimming, brimful, topful, topfull, chock full, choke full, as full as an egg is of meat, as full as a vetch, saturated, crammed, replete, fraught, laden, full-laden, full-fraught, full-charged, heavy laden, completing, supplemental, supplementary, ascititious, completely, altogether, outright, wholly, totally, in toto, quite, all out, over head and ears, effectually, for good and all, nicely, fully, through thick and thin, head and shoulders, neck and heel, neck and crop, in all respects, in every respect, at all points, out and out, to all intents and purposes, toto coelo, utterly, clean, clean as a whistle, to the full, to the utmost, to the backbone, hollow, stark, heart and soul, root and branch, down to the ground, to the top of one's bent, as far as possible, a outrance, throughout, from first to last, from beginning to end, from end to end, from one end to the other, from Dan to Beersheba, from head to foot, from top to toe, from top to bottom, de fond en comble, a fond, a capite ad calcem, ab ovo usque ad mala, fore and aft, every, whit, every inch, cap-a-pie, to the end of the chapter, up to the brim, up to the ears, up to the eyes, as a as can be, on all accounts, sous tous les rapports, with a vengeance, with a witness, falsus in uno falsus in omnibus, false in one thing, false in everything, omnem movere lapidem, una scopa nuova spazza bene.


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