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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishthumpthump1 /θʌmp/ ●○○ verb  1 [transitive] informalHIT to hit someone very hard with your hand closed If you don’t shut up, I’m going to thump you! She thumped the table with her fist.see thesaurus at hit2 [intransitive, transitive always + adverb/preposition]CSSOUND to hit against something loudly His feet thumped loudly on the bare boards. He thumped his cup down on the table.3 [intransitive always + adverb/preposition] to walk or run with your feet making a loud heavy sound as they touch the ground Stella came thumping down the stairs.4 [intransitive]FRIGHTENEDEXCITED if your heart thumps, it beats very strongly and quickly because you are frightened or excited My heart was thumping inside my chest.→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
thumpShe could hear him thumping around in the bathroom, washing before dinner.Last night, the Dodgers were thumped at home by the Giants.She guessed it thumped for its life.I try to thump him with my left, though my hand is a ball of pain.He felt his heart thumping inside his chest.His feet thumped loudly on bare boards.Mike thumped Stephanie's back several times to stop her choking.The dog's tail continued to thump the rug.Thump the watermelon to see if it's ripe.