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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This translates as getting the hump but probably signing anyway.
The writing had perhaps been on the wall for Adams as early as the rare away win at Barnsley in late October when the fans chanted, "You don't know what you're doing," as he sent on match winner Wayne Andrews who scored with virtually his first touch, resulting in him blanking them and both parties getting the hump with each other.
I think he felt the fans were cheering because he was getting brought off snd I can kind of understand him getting the hump if that was the case.
GETTING the hump on holiday usually means sand in the sandwiches, the kids demanding yet more ice cream, or a downpour just when you have settled the family on the beach.
Instances of players getting the hump with journalists are 10 a penny.
Road-users who are getting the hump over traffic calming measures on Tyneside will soon be able to drive more easily.
Now Hayden Christensen's Anakin is getting the hump with Ewan McGregor (below), bossy as Obi-Wan Kenobi.