cumbrous

[ kuhm-bruh s ]
/ ˈkʌm brəs /

adjective

Origin of cumbrous

First recorded in 1325–75, cumbrous is from the Middle English word cumberous. See cumber, -ous
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Word Origin and History for cumbrous

cumbrous


adj.

late 14c., "cumbersome, troublesome, clumsy, unwieldy," from cumber + -ous.

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