3. To cheat; to deceive; to play the beggar.
And then when mumping with a sore leg, . . . canting and whining.Burke.
4. To be sullen or sulky. [Prov. Eng.]
(Mump), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Mumped ; p. pr. & vb. n. Mumping.]
1. To utter imperfectly, brokenly, or feebly.
Old men who mump their passion.Goldsmith.
2. To work over with the mouth; to mumble; as, to mump food.
3. To deprive of (something) by cheating; to impose upon.
(Mump"er) n. A beggar; a begging impostor.
Deceived by the tales of a Lincoln's Inn mumper.Macaulay.
(Mump"ish), a. Sullen, sulky. Mump"ish*ly, adv. Mump"ish*ness, n.
(Mumps) n. [Prov. E. mump to be sulky. Cf. Mump, Mumble, and Mum.]
1. pl. Sullenness; silent displeasure; the sulks. Skinner.
2. [Prob. so called from the patient's appearance.] (Med.) A specific infectious febrile disorder characterized
by a nonsuppurative inflammation of the parotid glands; epidemic or infectious parotitis.
(Mun) n. [See Mouth.] The mouth. [Obs.]
One a penny, two a penny, hot cross buns,Old
Butter them and sugar them and put them in your muns.
(Munch) v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. Munched ; p. pr. & vb. n. Munching.] [Prob. akin to mumble: cf.
also F. manger to eat and mâcher to cher See Mumble.] To chew with a grinding, crunching sound,
as a beast chews provender; to chew deliberately or in large mouthfuls. [Formerly written also maunch
I could munch your good dry oats.Shak.
(Mun*chau"sen*ism) n. [So called in allusion to Baron Munchausen's extravagant
tales of travel.] An extravagant fiction embodying an account of some marvelous exploit or adventure.
(Munch"er) n. One who munches.
(Mund) n. See Mun.
(Mun"dane) a. [L. mundanus, fr. mundus the world, an implement, toilet adornments, or
dress; cf. mundus, a., clean, neat, Skr. ma&nsdot&dsdot to adorn, dress, ma&nsdot&dsdota adornment.
Cf. Monde, Mound in heraldry.] Of or pertaining to the world; worldly; earthly; terrestrial; as, the mundane
sphere. Mun"dane*ly, adv.
The defilement of mundane passions.I. Taylor.
(Mun*dan"i*ty) n. Worldliness. [Obs.]