Definition of tump in English:


Pronunciation /təmp/


dialect often in place names
  • 1A small rounded hill or mound; a tumulus.

    • ‘Harvested fruit was stored in tumps in the orchard to soften a little before being taken to the mill.’
    high ground, rising ground, prominence, eminence, elevation, rise, hillock, mound, mount, knoll, hummock, tor, tump, fell, pike, mesa
  • 2A clump of trees, shrubs, or grass.


Late 16th century of unknown origin.