- (cricket): A bouncer.
- (automotive): Parts at the front and back of a vehicle which are meant to absorb the impact of a collision.
- (Billiards): The side walls of a pool table.
- Large; filled to the bumpers at the top of a silo.
We harvested a bumper crop of arugula and parsnips this year.
- The Nuttall Encyclopedia
BUMPER. A full glass; in all likelihood from its convexity
or bump at the top: some derive it from a full glass
formerly drunk to the health of the pope--AU BON PERE.
- The Devil's Dictionary (Ambrose Bierce)
Bum"per (&?;), n. [A corruption of
bumbard, bombard, a large drinking vessel.]
1. A cup or glass filled to the brim, or till the
liquor runs over, particularly in drinking a health or toast.
He frothed his bumpers to the brim.
2. A covered house at a theater, etc., in honor of
some favorite performer. [Cant]
Bump"er (&?;), n. 1.
That which bumps or causes a bump.
2. Anything which resists or deadens a bump or
shock; a buffer.
- Webster's Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
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