Saturday 29 April 2017

19 things that rhyme with Trump to help inspire you this World Poetry Day

By Edward Dracott

Just ’cause.

It’s World Poetry Day and for most of you that means one thing – rhyming tweets.

To give you a helping hand before you embark on a tirade of lyrical views on politics, sport or other points of your interest, we thought we would cover one word for you – Trump.

The reasoning behind our choice of word is purely random of course – but along with some help from the Oxford English Dictionary, we hope our suggestions and definitions are useful to you.

1. Dump

Definition: “A site for depositing rubbish.”

2. Bump

Definition: “A protuberance on a level surface.”

3. Grump

Definition: “A fit of sulking.”

4. Slump

Definition: “A sudden severe or prolonged fall in the price, value, or amount of something.”

5. Pump

Definition: “Informal Shoot (bullets) into (a target)”

6. Chump

Definition: “A foolish or easily deceived person.”

7. Stump

Definition: “The small projecting remnant of something that has been cut or broken off or worn away.”

8. Lump

Definition: “informal A heavy, ungainly, or slow-witted person.”

9. Rump

Definition: “A person’s buttocks.”

10. Forrest Gump

Definition: The greatest metaphor for running of all time.

11. Hump

Definition: “A rounded raised mass of earth or land.”

12. Clump

Definition: “A compacted mass or lump of something.”

13. Jump

Definition: “Pass quickly or abruptly from one idea, subject, or state to another.”

14. Plump

Definition: “(of a person) rather fat.”

15. Crump

Definition: “A loud thudding sound, especially one made by an exploding bomb or shell.”

16. Thump

Definition: “Hit or strike heavily, especially with the fist or a blunt implement.”

17. Sump

Definition: “A cesspool.”

18. Frump

Definition: “An unattractive woman who wears dowdy old-fashioned clothes.”

19. Flump

Definition: “Fall or sit down heavily.”

Oh and by the way, if you’re looking for something to rhyme with the name Donald – we found just two things. Ronald and McDonald.

Use this information wisely.

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