(noun, verb)


1. a noticeable deterioration in performance or quality

- the team went into a slump

Similar word(s): falloff, slack

Definition categories: process, declension, deterioration, worsening

2. a long-term economic state characterized by unemployment and low prices and low levels of trade and investment

Similar word(s): depression

Definition categories: state, crisis


1. assume a drooping posture or carriage

Similar word(s): slouch

Definition categories: motion, droop, flag, sag, swag

2. fall or sink heavily

- He slumped onto the couch

Similar word(s): sink

Definition categories: motion, break, collapse, founder, give

3. fall heavily or suddenly; decline markedly

Similar word(s): sink

Definition categories: change, drop

4. go down in value

- prices slumped

Similar word(s): correct, decline

Definition categories: motion, descend, fall

Sentences with slump as a verb:

- Exhausted, he slumped down onto the sofa.

- Real estate prices slumped during the recession.