[ luhm-pee ]
/ ˈlʌm pi /
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adjective, lump·i·er, lump·i·est.
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OTHER WORDS FROM lumpylump·i·ly, adverblump·i·ness, nounun·lump·y, adjective
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How to use lumpy in a sentence
He composed in a style called skaz, which apparently was Russian for narratological lumpiness.The Forgotten Russian: The Genius of Nikolai Leskov|Benjamin Lytal|April 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The poems had one thing in common: Other than their collective lumpiness, all of them contained water.No More Lousy Poetry|Nicola Keegan|July 17, 2009|DAILY BEAST
By the peculiar lumpiness of the parts, the brittleness of the hair, more or less hair loss, and the history.Essentials of Diseases of the Skin|Henry Weightman Stelwagon
When broken up, the starter should be of a smooth creamy texture and entirely free from lumpiness or wateriness.The Book of Cheese|Charles Thom and Walter Warner Fisk
Plant in an irregular manner so as to avoid stiffness or lumpiness, and let one group run in behind another.Making a Garden of Perennials|W. C. Egan
Edwards and I rode in silence for some distance; I fancy that we had similar feelings—a decided lumpiness about the throat.The Treasure of the Tigris|A. F. Mockler Ferryman
British Dictionary definitions for lumpy
/ (ˈlʌmpɪ) /
adjective lumpier or lumpiest
full of or having lumps
(esp of the sea) rough
(of a person) heavy or bulky
Derived forms of lumpylumpily, adverblumpiness, noun
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