Definitions For Mump

Etymology 1

Perhaps borrowed from {{bor, en, dum, mompen, t=to mumble}}, akin to {{cog, de, mimpfeln, t=to mumble}}, {{cog, is, mumpa, t=to take into the mouth}}. See also {{cog, en, mum}}.


{{en-verb}} (ambitransitive) To mumble, speak unclearly. To move the lips with the mouth closed; to mumble, as in sulkiness. (intransitive) To beg, especially if using a repeated phrase. To deprive of (something) by cheating; to impose upon. To cheat; to deceive; to play the beggar. To be sullen or sulky. (ambitransitive) To nibble.

Derived terms

mumper Mumping Day


MUMP (plural MUMPs) (obsolete) A grimace.

Etymology 2


MUMP (plural MUMPs) (UK, dialect, Somerset) A cube of peat.

Is Mump a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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The word Mump is worth 10 points in Scrabble and 14 points in Words with Friends

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