lumpish

  • 1Lumpish — 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] …

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  • 2lumpish — index lifeless (dull), obtuse, opaque, ponderous, stagnant Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3lumpish — ► ADJECTIVE 1) roughly or clumsily formed. 2) stupid and lethargic. DERIVATIVES lumpishly adverb lumpishness noun …

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  • 4lumpish — [lum′pish] adj. 1. like a lump 2. heavy, clumsy, dull, stupid, etc. lumpishly adv. lumpishness n …

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  • 5lumpish — adjective a) Like a lump, cloddish, dull, slow witted. Continental soldiers looked lumpish beside our lean bred fellows: but against my supple Nejdis the British in their turn looked lumpish. T.E. Lawrence, Seven Pillars of Wisdom, Chapter XCIX.… …

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  • 6lumpish — /ˈlʌmpɪʃ/ (say lumpish) adjective 1. like a lump. 2. clumsy or stupid: she called him a lumpish boor. –lumpishly, adverb –lumpishness, noun …

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  • 7lumpish — 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 …

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  • 8lumpish — 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] * * * …

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  • 9lumpish — Synonyms and related words: Boeotian, all thumbs, apathetic, asinine, awkward, beef brained, beef witted, benumbed, blase, blockish, blunderheaded, blundering, boorish, bored, bovine, bulky, bumbling, bungling, burdensome, butterfingered, caked,… …

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  • 10lumpish — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. heavy, clumsy, bungling; see awkward 1 , stupid 1 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective 1. Lacking dexterity and grace in physical movement: awkward, clumsy, gawky, graceless, inept, maladroit, ungainly, ungraceful.… …

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  • 11lumpish — lump|ish [ˈlʌmpıʃ] adj heavy and awkward …

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  • 12lumpish — lump|ish [ lʌmpıʃ ] adjective 1. ) not very intelligent or lively 2. ) fairly fat and not graceful …

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  • 13lumpish — lump·ish || lÊŒmpɪʃ adj. stupid, clumsy …

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  • 14lumpish — adjective 1》 roughly or clumsily formed. 2》 stupid and lethargic. Derivatives lumpishly adverb lumpishness noun …

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  • 15lumpish — a. 1. Heavy, gross, bulky. 2. Dull, heavy, stupid, gross, inactive …

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  • 16lumpish — adjective awkward or stupid …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17lumpish — adj 1. lumpy, knobby, cloddy, clodlike; heavy, ponderous, elephantine, lumbering; clumsy, Sl. klutzy, lubberly, loutish, oafish; bungling, awkward, ungainly, maladroit, gawky; unpolished, rough, boorish, churlish, peasantlike, rustic; coarse,… …

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  • 18lumpish — lump·ish …

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  • 19lumpish — UK [ˈlʌmpɪʃ] / US adjective 1) not very intelligent or lively 2) fairly fat and not graceful …

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  • 20lumpish — lump•ish [[t]ˈlʌm pɪʃ[/t]] adj. 1) resembling a lump 2) having a heavy quality, character, appearance, etc.; moving clumsily, slowly, or ponderously 3) having a sluggish mind; dull; stupid • Etymology: 1400–50 lump′ish•ly, adv. lump′ish•ness, n …

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