lumpily

lumpy

[luhm-pee]
adjective, lumpier, lumpiest.
1.
full of lumps: lumpy gravy.
2.
covered with lumps, as a surface.
3.
heavy or clumsy, as in movement or style; crude: a lumpy gait; a lumpy narrative.
4.
(of water) rough or choppy.

Origin:
1700–10; lump1 + -y1

lumpily, adverb
lumpiness, noun
unlumpy, adjective
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lumpy (ˈlʌmpɪ)
 
adj , lumpier, lumpiest
1.  full of or having lumps
2.  (esp of the sea) rough
3.  (of a person) heavy or bulky
 
'lumpily
 
adv
 
'lumpiness
 
n

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lumpy
1707, from lump (n.) + -y (2).
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