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schlump

[shloo mp] /ʃlʊmp/
noun
1.
a dull, colorless person.
2.
a slovenly person; slob.
verb (used without object)
3.
to loaf or idle.
Also, shlump.
Origin
1950-1955
1950-55, Americanism; probably of expressive orig.
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Contemporary definitions for schlump
noun

a dull, slow or sloppy person

Word Origin

Yiddish

Usage Note

slang

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