Meaning of musical bumps in English:

musical bumps



mass nounBritish
  • A party game similar to musical chairs, in which the player who is last to sit on the floor when the music stops is eliminated in each round.

    ‘A round of pass-the-parcel, a game of musical bumps and a session of pin the tail on the donkey was our lot.’
    • ‘Alex is very good at musical bumps, and is on his bum in a flash as soon as the music stops.’
    • ‘As I said in my previous post, what is the difference between playing musical bumps and getting the kids to dance?’
    • ‘Play musical bumps, where you have to sit down every time the music stops, or musical statues, where you have to stand absolutely still.’