Hump

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Hump

Informal; a period of rising security prices followed by a period of declining security prices. The period may be long term, short term or any period between the two. On a chart, this looks somewhat like a camel's hump. See also: Inverted Saucer.
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Left, a young camel gets the hump with its parents in 1980; right, chief warden John Hay with Debbi, the torque |monkey, at Lambton Pleasure Park in February, 1975
He loves scoring and gets the hump when he doesn't, so he'll be happy tonight.
We spent most of last season in the bottom five then we sell our two best players in Young and Downing and everyone gets the hump with McLeish when we are eighth.
And if he does tell her to tidy up or not to do something, then she really gets the hump with him," she said.
I'll bet when a multi-million shekel camel trails in last, the owner really gets the hump (sorry, had to be done).