Bumper

Definition of Bumper

Bump´er
n.1.A cup or glass filled to the brim, or till the liquor runs over, particularly in drinking a health or toast.
He frothed his bumpers to the brim.
- Tennyson.
2.A covered house at a theater, etc., in honor of some favorite performer.
1.That which bumps or causes a bump.
2.Anything which resists or deadens a bump or shock, such as a metal or rubber rim extending from an object; a buffer.
3.(Motor vehicles) a protective guard device, usually of metal or rubber, attached horizontally to the front or rear of the frame of a vehicle, designed to resist or deaden a bump or shock, and to prevent damage to the main frame of the vehicle in low-velocity collisions.

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