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lumpish

[ luhm-pish ]
/ ˈlʌm pɪʃ /
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adjective

resembling a lump.
having a heavy appearance; moving clumsily.
having a sluggish mind; unresponsive; dull; stupid.

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Origin of lumpish

First recorded in 1400–50, lumpish is from the late Middle English word lumpisch.See lump1, -ish1

OTHER WORDS FROM lumpish

lump·ish·ly, adverblump·ish·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for lumpish

lumpish
/ (ˈlʌmpɪʃ) /

adjective

resembling a lump
stupid, clumsy, or heavy

Derived forms of lumpish

lumpishly, adverblumpishness, noun
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