n.1.The gross amount; the mass; the lump.
v. t.1.To lump; to throw into a mess.
v. i.1.To fall or sink suddenly through or in, when walking on a surface, as on thawing snow or ice, partly frozen ground, a bog, etc., not strong enough to bear the person.
[imp. & p. p. Slumped ; p. pr. & vb. n. Slumping.]
2.To slide or slip on a declivity, so that the motion is perceptible; - said of masses of earth or rock.
3.To undergo a slump, or sudden decline or falling off; as, the stock slumped ten points.
n.1.A boggy place.
2.The noise made by anything falling into a hole, or into a soft, miry place.
3.A falling or declining, esp. suddenly and markedly; a falling off; as, a slump in trade, in stock market prices, in a batter's average, etc.
Noun1.slump - a noticeable deterioration in performance or quality; "the team went into a slump"; "a gradual slack in output"; "a drop-off in attendance"; "a falloff in quality"
2.slump - a long-term economic state characterized by unemployment and low prices and low levels of trade and investment
Verb1.slump - assume a drooping posture or carriage
Synonyms: slouch
2.slump - fall or sink heavily; "He slumped onto the couch"; "My spirits sank"
Synonyms: slide down, sink
3.slump - fall heavily or suddenly; decline markedly; "The real estate market fell off"
Synonyms: fall off, sink
4.slump - go down in value; "the stock market corrected"; "prices slumped"
Synonyms: correct, decline
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