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lumpy

[luhm-pee] /ˈlʌm pi/
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
1700-1710
1700-10; lump1 + -y1
Related forms
lumpily, adverb
lumpiness, noun
unlumpy, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for lumpiness

lumpy

/ˈlʌmpɪ/
adjective lumpier, lumpiest
1.
full of or having lumps
2.
(esp of the sea) rough
3.
(of a person) heavy or bulky
Derived Forms
lumpily, adverb
lumpiness, noun
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Word Origin and History for lumpiness

lumpy

adj.

1707, from lump (n.) + -y (2). Related: Lumpiness.

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Slang definitions & phrases for lumpiness

lumpy

adjective

Badly played (Cool talk)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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