Origin of cumbrous
Examples from the Web for cumbrous
He swung the heavy and cumbrous canvas into position as if it were a dust cloth.The Wings of the Morning|Louis Tracy
The notation is cumbrous, but scarcely more so than that of the Romans.
As the usual preterite was heryed (hr-y-ed-e being too cumbrous and almost unpronounceable), there is no error.
The process of gathering a royal army in Samoa is cumbrous and dilatory in the extreme.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 18 (of 25)|Robert Louis Stevenson
Being isolated, it had escaped the fire; as maybe it had proved too cumbrous for removal.Foe-Farrell|Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch