lummox

[ luhm-uhks ]
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nounInformal.
  1. a clumsy, stupid person.

Origin of lummox

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First recorded in 1815–25; compare dialectal (Midlands) lommock “large chunk of food,” lommocking “clumsy, awkward”; further origin uncertain

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lummox

/ (ˈlʌməks) /


noun
  1. informal a clumsy or stupid person

Origin of lummox

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C19: origin unknown

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