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bumpy (adj.)

of a road, etc., "marked by bumps," 1865, from bump + -y (2). Of airplane flights, "uneven because of bumps," 1911.

Fasten your seatbelts. It's going to be a bumpy night. [Bette Davis ("Margo Channing"), "All About Eve," 1950]

Related: Bumpiness.

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Definitions of bumpy from WordNet

bumpy (adj.)
causing or characterized by jolts and irregular movements;
Synonyms: rough / rocky / jolty / jolting / jumpy
bumpy (adj.)
covered with or full of bumps;
a bumpy country road
From wordnet.princeton.edu