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Sunday, October 16, 2011

Definitions for lummox

  1. A clumsy, stupid person.

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Citations for lummox
Spence regarded the lummox. He was a good-size boy, give him that - six one, six one and a half maybe - with limp blond hair... Howard Frank Mosher, Waiting for Teddy Williams
Today I told myself that in actual fact anyone who takes an innocuous and random delight in his life is an absolute lummox. Robert Walser, Selected Stories
Origin of lummox
1815-1825
Lummox is of uncertain origin. It is perhaps from "dumb ox" or influenced by "lumbering."