Definition of bumper:
car part (part of speech: noun)
- shock absorber,
- spark plug,
- glove compartment,
- steering wheel,
- connecting rod,
- cover (part of speech: verb)
- "The Short Works of George Meredith", George Meredith Last Updated: March 7, 2009.
The locomotive was run at an extraordinary rate of speed; but Captain Fuller felt it to be his duty to ride on the bumper of the tender, a precarious position even when there is no danger of obstructions.- "Stories Of Georgia 1896", Joel Chandler Harris.
- "A Collection of College Words and Customs", Benjamin Homer Hall.