vt.& vi. 重击，捶击; 步履沉重地走; （心脏等）扑扑地跳; 砰地撞到
n. 砰的重击声; 重击，捶击; （电话中的）电报噪音; [无线]键击噪音
If you thump something, you hit it hard, usually with your fist.
He thumped my shoulder affectionately, nearly knocking me over...
I heard you thumping on the door.
If you thump someone, you attack them and hit them with your fist.
Don't say it serves me right or I'll thump you.
If you thump something somewhere or if it thumps there, it makes a loud, dull sound by hitting something else.
She thumped her hand on the witness box...
Waiters went scurrying down the aisles, thumping down tureens of soup.
When your heart thumps, it beats strongly and quickly, usually because you are afraid or excited.
My heart was thumping wildly but I didn't let my face show any emotion.
1. a heavy dull sound (as made by impact of heavy objects)
2. a heavy blow with the hand
1. move rhythmically;
2. make a dull sound;
3. hit hard with the hand, fist, or some heavy instrument;
He leaped on to the platform with a thump.
Now hailstones thump upon the roof against the grass and splash into the puddles.
His heart began to thump with excitement: the eastern bank was already quite close.
The thump of his feet on the pavement caught his mother's attention.
The thief hit him a thump on the head.