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  • n. Plural form of pump.
  • n. gym shoes
  • n. A woman's shoe that has medium or high heels and no fastenings.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of pump.


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  • Also, the 3rd person singular of the verb 'to pump'. 'The heart pumps the blood around the body.'

    September 16, 2011

  • Pumps in the trenches.

    June 30, 2009

  • " comes that ghost-devil, Fedallah; tail coiled out of sight as usual, oakum in the toes of his pumps as usual."

    - Melville, Moby-Dick, ch. 99

    July 29, 2008