crump

Definitions

  • (verb-transitive): To crush or crunch with the teeth.
  • (verb-transitive): To strike heavily with a crunching sound.
  • (verb-intransitive): To make a crunching sound, especially in walking over snow.
  • (noun): A crunching sound.
  • (noun): The sound of an exploding shell.
  • (noun): A heavy blow.

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  • (verb): explode heavily or with a loud dull noise
  • (verb): bombard with heavy shells
  • (verb): make a noise typical of an engine lacking lubricants

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Example Sentences

  • The taxi drives through Tavistock Square, it is nearly 9.45am, as we leave the Square there is a dull 'crump' noise.

  • I had not gone far when a "crump" struck so close as to stun and partly bury me.

  • I observed that sometimes these "crump" holes were very small, and found that after all in this war a small man had some advantage over me.

  • I could hear the shells coming as the field was dotted here and there with "crump" holes or craters where shells had fallen.

  • Followed a burst of shrapnel and one more "crump," and the enemy's retaliation on the 9.2 and its crew had ceased.

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