verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Idioms for lump
Origin of lump1
OTHER WORDS FROM lumplump·ing·ly, adverb
Definition for lump (2 of 2)
verb (used with object) Informal.
Origin of lump2
Example sentences from the Web for lump
Instead of syncing the three games in any intelligent fashion, everything just feels lumped together.Call of Duty’s merged world has everything a player could want. Except logic.|Mike Hume|December 18, 2020|Washington Post
In its pages Martin details the recipes she learned from the Cajun women in her family, from brothy chicken gumbo to lump crab cakes held together with shrimp binder.As customers and coastlines disappear, a New Orleans chef fights for her community|Dayana Sarkisova|December 17, 2020|Washington Post
As I wrote here, I do think there’s decent evidence that it helps, though you can quibble about whether lifting heavy weights and doing explosive plyometric drills should or shouldn’t be lumped together in one category.
Nothing about the radiation reveals whether it came from an astronaut or a lump of lead.
In many cases, states were slow to set up their unemployment systems to distribute those weekly payments, which were sometimes disbursed later as one large lump sum.U.S. economy recoups two-thirds of ground lost in first half of year, but there is still far to go|Rachel Siegel, Andrew Van Dam|October 29, 2020|Washington Post
Whitman is made to share a chapter, lumped in with Proust, Wilde, and Baudelaire, in which he is allotted a mere paragraph.John Sutherland‘s Enjoyable Little History of Literature|Malcolm Forbes|November 29, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Thus Zawahiri lumped American, Russia, and Israel together as the enemies of Muslims everywhere.
Lumped together, this means that over $1B will have been sucked out of Manchester United and gone to the banks or the Glazers.
And at CPAC, King told gave conservatives an enemies list that lumped liberals in with genocidal dictators like Stalin and Mao.
Rome's scrambling to undo damage from changes to church law that lumped ordination of women priests with child sex abuse.
They are frequently (and on valid linguistic grounds) lumped with the Bannock, as was done by Ross.Shoshone-Bannock Subsistence and Society|Robert F. Murphy
I fell asleep early, exhausted from lack of sleep, and awoke in an hour, frantic with my lumped and burning skin.The Mutiny of the Elsinore|Jack London
Obviously, fairy stories cannot be lumped and rejected en masse.Here and Now Story Book|Lucy Sprague Mitchell
He had lumped together the whole girl question and had relegated it to the back of his mind.Sheila of Big Wreck Cove|James A. Cooper
The burnings under Henry and Edward are lumped together in the mind of the people, and all set down to Mary.South London|Sir Walter Besant
British Dictionary definitions for lump (1 of 2)
- self-employed workers in the building trade considered collectively, esp with reference to tax and national insurance evasion
- (as modifier)lump labour
Word Origin for lump
British Dictionary definitions for lump (2 of 2)
Word Origin for lump
Idioms and Phrases with lump
In addition to the idiom beginning with lump
- lump in one's throat
- like it or lump it