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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.

RELATED WORDS

awkward, bungling, clumsy, cumbersome, dull, stupid

Nearby words

lumpen, lumpenprole, lumpenproletariat, lumper, lumpfish, lumpish, lumpsucker, lumpy, lumpy jaw, lumumba, lumumba, patrice emergy

Origin of lumpish

First recorded in 1400–50, lumpish is from the late Middle English word lumpisch. See lump1, -ish1
Related formslump·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 Formslumpishly, adverblumpishness, noun
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