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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"It's the best league in the world with the worst officials." This time he gets the hump with officialdom after Cardiff lost 2-1 to Chelsea.
If the whinger finds out he can have people up in court for things they haven't told him, how long will it be before he gets the hump with people for things they have told him?
MONTY PYTHON star Michael Palin gets the hump and heads off into the desert with a camel or two for company for his latest trek.
FACTUAL Explorer Alice Morrison gets the hump, as she hops onto the back of a camel for an epic trek over the dunes of the Sahara Desert, en-route to the fabled City of Gold.
I've heard rumours that he's cheated on me but he denies it and then gets the hump and won't get in touch unless I make the effort to contact him.