cumbrously
adverb see cumbrous

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Cumbrously — Cumbrous Cum brous (k?m br?s), a. 1. Rendering action or motion difficult or toilsome; serving to obstruct or hinder; burdensome; clogging. [1913 Webster] He sunk beneath the cumbrous weight. Swift. [1913 Webster] That cumbrousand unwieldy style… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cumbrously — See cumbrous. * * * …   Universalium

  • cumbrously — adv. awkwardly, inconveniently, burdensomely …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cumbrously — cum·brous·ly …   English syllables

  • cumbrously — adverb Etymology: Middle English, from cumbrous + ly : in a cumbrous way : clumsily, ponderously …   Useful english dictionary

  • cumbrous — cumbrously, adv. cumbrousness, n. /kum breuhs/, adj. cumbersome. [1325 75; ME cumberous. See CUMBER, OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • Bundle — Bun dle, v. i. 1. To prepare for departure; to set off in a hurry or without ceremony. [1913 Webster] 2. To sleep on the same bed without undressing; applied to the custom of a man and woman, especially lovers, thus sleeping. Bartlett. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bundle — Bun dle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bundled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Bundling}.] 1. To tie or bind in a bundle or roll. [1913 Webster] 2. To send off abruptly or without ceremony. [1913 Webster] They unmercifully bundled me and my gallant second into our own …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bundled — Bundle Bun dle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bundled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Bundling}.] 1. To tie or bind in a bundle or roll. [1913 Webster] 2. To send off abruptly or without ceremony. [1913 Webster] They unmercifully bundled me and my gallant second into… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bundling — Bundle Bun dle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bundled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Bundling}.] 1. To tie or bind in a bundle or roll. [1913 Webster] 2. To send off abruptly or without ceremony. [1913 Webster] They unmercifully bundled me and my gallant second into… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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