1. [ verb ] assume a drooping posture or carriage
Synonyms: slouch
Related terms: sag slouch
2. [ noun ] a noticeable decline in performance
Synonyms: falloff falling_off drop-off slack

: "the team went into a slump" "a sudden slack in output" "a drop-off in attendance" "a falloff in automobile sales"

Related terms: decline deterioration slow slack slake
3. [ verb ] fall or sink heavily
Synonyms: sink slide_down

"He slumped onto the couch" "My spirits sank"

Related terms: collapse
4. [ verb ] fall heavily or suddenly; decline markedly
Synonyms: sink fall_off

"The real estate market fell off"

Related terms: drop sink
5. [ verb ] go down in value
Synonyms: decline correct

"the stock market corrected" "prices slumped"

Related terms: descend
6. [ noun ] (economics,finance) a long-term economic state characterized by unemployment and low prices and low levels of trade and investment
Synonyms: depression economic_crisis
Related terms: financial_condition Great_Depression
Similar spelling:   slumped