lumpishly
adverb see lumpish

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • lumpishly — lumpish ► ADJECTIVE 1) roughly or clumsily formed. 2) stupid and lethargic. DERIVATIVES lumpishly adverb lumpishness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • Lumpishly — Lumpish Lump ish, a. Like a lump; inert; gross; heavy; dull; spiritless. Lumpish, heavy, melancholy. Shak. {Lump ish*ly}, adv. {Lump ish*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lumpishly — See lumpish. * * * …   Universalium

  • lumpishly — adverb In a lumpish manner …   Wiktionary

  • lumpishly — lump·ish·ly …   English syllables

  • lumpishly — adverb see lumpish …   Useful english dictionary

  • lumpish — lumpishly, adv. lumpishness, n. /lum pish/, adj. 1. resembling a lump. 2. having a heavy appearance; moving clumsily. 3. having a sluggish mind; unresponsive; dull; stupid. [1400 50; late ME lumpisch. See LUMP1, ISH1] * * * …   Universalium

  • lumpish — adjective Date: 1528 1. dull, sluggish 2. obsolete low in spirits 3. heavy, awkward 4. lumpy 1a 5. tediously slow or dull ; boring; also lumpy 3 • lumpishly …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • lumpishness — See lumpishly. * * * …   Universalium

  • lumpish — adjective 1》 roughly or clumsily formed. 2》 stupid and lethargic. Derivatives lumpishly adverb lumpishness noun …   English new terms dictionary

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