[ shloomp ]
/ ʃlʊmp /
a dull, colorless person.
a slovenly person; slob.
verb (used without object)
to loaf or idle.
FOR LEXICAL ALIMENTATION, TAKE THIS WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ!
Nourish your vocabulary with a refresher on the words from the week of September 14–20, 2020!
Question 1 of 7
What does “blatherskite” mean?
Origin of schlump
An Americanism dating back to 1950–55; probably of expressive origin
Words nearby schlump
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020
Example sentences from the Web for schlump
Flying on a private jet makes you feel like a stud, and makes everybody else look like a schlump.