[ luhm-uhks ]
/ ˈlʌm əks /
a clumsy, stupid person.
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Origin of lummox
1815–25; compare dial. (Midlands) lommock large chunk of food, lommocking clumsy, awkward; ulterior origin uncertain
Words nearby lummox
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Example sentences from the Web for lummox
The lummox rose to her feet with a broad grin and permitted herself to be taken out.The Story of a Doctor's Telephone--Told by His Wife|Ellen M. Firebaugh
British Dictionary definitions for lummox
/ (ˈlʌməks) /
informal a clumsy or stupid person
Word Origin for lummox
C19: origin unknown
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