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  • noun
    A horizontal bar fixed across the front or back of a motor vehicle to reduce damage in a collision or as a trim. (she started the car with a jerk and hit the bumper of the car in front)
    A generous glassful of an alcoholic drink, typically one drunk as a toast. (He who drank a bumper on his knees to the health of his mistress, was dubbed a knight for the evening.)
    Exceptionally large, fine, or successful. (a bumper crop)


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