Last modified on 3 April 2014, at 02:06

bump up



bump up (third-person singular simple present bumps up, present participle bumping up, simple past and past participle bumped up)

  1. (transitive, idiomatic) To increase something suddenly.
  2. (transitive, idiomatic) To promote a person to a higher grade.
  3. (transitive, idiomatic) To give a more prominent place to; to advance position in queue.