Noun(1) a coarse term for defecation(2) a piece of land where waste materials are dumped(3) (computer science(4) a place where supplies can be stored(5) an informal expression for a mildly depressed state
Verb(1) throw away as refuse(2) sever all ties with, usually unceremoniously or irresponsibly(3) sell at artificially low prices(4) drop (stuff(5) fall abruptly(6) knock down with force
(1) she was feeling a bit down in the dumps(2) I was a bit down in the dumps yesterday, but now you've cheered me up!(3) It does a lot for us, none of us got depressed, and none of us got down in the dumps and thought we didn't have a chance to come back.(4) I'm a bit down in the dumps right now but will be getting that dirt off my shoulders and doing my thing.(5) He said: ├ö├ç├┐It is a bit uplifting, from being down in the dumps - Kylie being born, Thomas getting married and now this medal - three good things that have come out of it all.├ö├ç├û(6) In the end, rather than getting birthday dumps, he was simply down in the dumps .(7) Scientists at the Babraham Research Institute in Cambridge have now demonstrated that sheep have best friends, ewes fall in love with rams and both sexes feel a bit down in the dumps when Dolly fails to return from the slaughterhouse.(8) I was a bit down in the dumps , and I started thinking that maybe football wouldn't pan out in the way I had expected.(9) In both men and women, common signs and symptoms of depression include feeling down in the dumps , sleeping poorly, and feeling sad, guilty and worthless.(10) Everybody is a bit down in the dumps because we feel as though we are a top-five side.(11) ├ö├ç├┐You look a bit down in the dumps ,├ö├ç├û said Anna as I sat in the seat behind her.