bump verb definition in Plane travel topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


 verb: Plane travel topic
[transitive] bump somebody + adv./prep. to move somebody from one group or position to another; to remove somebody from a group The airline apologized and bumped us up to first class. If you are bumped off an airline because of overbooking, you are entitled to compensation. The coach told him he had been bumped from the crew.