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thump

2 noun
     
Related topics: Textures, Sounds
thump2 [countable]
1CS the dull sound that is made when something hits a surface:
The box fell to the floor with a thump.
2 [usually singular] especially British English an action in which you hit someone or something:
If he does that again, I'll give him a good thump.
a thump on the jaw

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