Rump - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |rĘŚmp|  American pronunciation of the word rump
Brit.  |rĘŚmp|  British pronunciation of the word rump


- the part of an animal that corresponds to the human buttocks (syn: croup, croupe, hindquarters)
- fleshy hindquarters; behind the loin and above the round
- the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on (syn: arse, ass, backside, behind, bottom, bum, butt, buttocks, can, fanny, fundament, hindquarters, nates, posterior, prat, rear, seat, stern, tail, tush)


I slipped and fell on my rump.

...she plopped down on her rump to listen to the campfire story...

Word forms

singular: rump
plural: rumps
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