Synonyms for dumping

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I want to break off with her first and not leave her all the glory of dumping me.

Dumping him into the car, Joe mounted hastily and drove off.

For several days, the south of England was a dumping ground—from somewhere.

It's dumping a chap in real playing that shows you what's wanted.

A rotating brush was used to keep the belt clean at the dumping end.

You are about to say something strong on the subject of dumping.

They were all for dumping me down the steps of the vestibule.

But the people of Orvieto had been dumping offal here for centuries.

And after dumping them in the carriages, they sat on them while the teams went off.

But why should Paris—that is, our part of Paris—be the dumping ground?

WORD ORIGIN

early 14c., "throw down or fall with force," perhaps from a Scandinavian source (cf. Danish dumpe, Norwegian dumpa "to fall suddenly"). The sense of "unload en masse" is first recorded in American English 1784. That of "discard, abandon" is from 1919. Related: Dumped; dumping. Dump truck is from 1930.

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