Adjective "dumper" definition and examples

(Dumper may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ˈdʌmpə/

Definitions and examples

noun

A person or thing that dumps something.
  1. 'But this well-heeled handyman has become a dedicated dumper.'
  2. 'The Government must bring in tougher fines and give waste control agencies powers to move quickly against rogue dumpers, the Environmental Protection Agency said yesterday.'
  3. 'He said 24-hour waste wardens should be empowered to impose on the spot fines on ‘the handful’ of illegal dumpers, saying they cannot be allowed to ride roughshod over the natural environment.'
  4. 'But it is crass stupidity to throw away sheets of roofing materials containing deadly asbestos in an area where many motorists pass by and children play, as some of the Birkshall Lane dumpers have done.'
  5. 'I will uphold the opinion that being the dumper is always worse.'
  6. 'The city even hired eight new bylaw enforcement officers last October to scour our parks, looking for bandit dumpers.'
  7. 'The minister has warned that dumpers and landowners face severe sanctions under the Waste Management Act 1996.'
  8. 'He said this had potential to attract illegal dumpers.'
  9. '‘We have arrested several people already, and we will be continuing in an attempt to stop dumpers,’ he said.'
  10. 'Many illegal dumpers are now being forced to pay for cleaning up the mess they have made.'
  11. 'Nine dumper trucks carrying 35 tonnes of rock at a time plough backwards and forwards from the lip of the causeway, dumping smaller rocks and huge armouring against the tides.'
  12. 'The progressives are forever going on about not living in a museum and having to break eggs, while archaeologists gaze gloomily at the diggers and dumper trucks that preface the concrete omelette.'
  13. 'It is not a case where the vehicle is designed for use in a place other than a road, such as a dumper truck used for road construction work.'
  14. 'The workers will be on site until Saturday, August 21, and in that time will use six-tonne diggers and dumpers as well as their bare hands to lay more than 1,500 tonnes of stone.'
  15. 'Set up by director Roy Nixon to deal with worldwide disaster zones, the company is heading out to the region equipped with a 26-tonne truck, trailer, 20 ft container and a digger and dumper in an effort to rebuild the area.'
  16. 'During the latest break-in last Wednesday, 20,000 pounds' worth of plant, including a dumper truck and roller, were taken.'
  17. 'One is a rat catcher, one is a gardener and two others drive a dumper truck and a bulldozer.'
  18. 'If only the time had been found to paint on the club colours, the guys in the dumper truck would have known to leave it alone, to go find a wall to demolish instead.'
  19. 'Scoop after scoop was scraped away, lifted, and tipped with an ear-splitting crash into a waiting dumper truck.'
  20. 'By now we had reached the Poet's Stone, imported from a distant quarry on a dumper truck and now set on a small grassy mound by the stream, where he invites friends to sit and write a poem.'
  21. 'She's up there light and fast for maybe five seconds before she thinks about dumpers and drowning and then she's prone again, nose to the wax, eyes closed hard and clinging, clinging.'
A large metal container for rubbish.
  1. 'With the advertising biz in the dumper, the Media organ has gone from a weekly to a fortnightly schedule.'
  2. 'By buying it, we would somehow be in on the joke - and not only that, but we would be granting a formerly washed-up pop star an escape route from the dumper.'
  3. 'His editing job, however, is masterful, with dozens of full and partial conversations painting a dark societal picture bound to leave the most open of minds believing that western civilization really is careening down the dumper.'
  4. 'If you bought it when it was in the dumper, you've had a great run.'
  5. 'Any serious injuries, however, could send hopes for even the wild card in the dumper.'
  6. 'This odd little bunch of confusion was spat at the radio station, and really demonstrates that even when you've plunged down the dumper once, you don't recognise when it's happening again.'
  7. 'All I can say is, there goes western civilization right in the dumper.'
  8. 'A friend of the singer said: ‘She was thrilled because a year ago she was being written off and people were saying her career was heading for the dumper.’'
  9. 'As the Colorado agricultural economy went in the dumper, his business partner misled him in ways he won't discuss.'
  10. 'This franchise has been in the dumper for so long that I don't have the heart to bump them out just yet.'

More definitions

1. to drop or let fall in a mass; fling down or drop heavily or suddenly: Dump the topsoil here.

2. to empty out, as from a container, by tilting or overturning.

3. to unload or empty out (a container), as by tilting or overturning.

4. to be dismissed, fired, or released from a contract: The first baseman was dumped from the team after hitting .210 for the first half of the season.

5. to transfer or rid oneself of suddenly and irresponsibly: Don't dump your tro

More examples(as adjective)

"trucks can be dumper."

Origin

(dump)