hump

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hump

1. Pathol a rounded deformity of the back in persons with kyphosis, consisting of a convex spinal curvature
2. a rounded protuberance on the back of a camel or related animal
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Struthers, meanwhile, was getting the hump - "Certainly won't be going to Towcester in a hurry after they've ensured I don't get another day off yet again.
This translates as getting the hump but probably signing anyway.
"I think he felt the fans were cheering because he was getting brought off snd I can kind of understand him getting the hump if that was the case."
GETTING the hump on holiday usually means sand in the sandwiches, the kids demanding yet more ice cream, or a downpour just when you have settled the family on the beach.
Somebody less able." Kaggy getting the hump: "I'm not less able, FYI."
Sadly, all we'll remember of this furore is a fuss about a prima donna getting the hump over becoming older.
Police in Germany were called in to catch a camel that had fled after getting the hump with life at a visiting circus.
John added: "There's no point getting the hump about it because that's life.
He looked a useful prospect when winning the novice event Not getting the hump!