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Meaning of LUMP

Pronunciation:  lump

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a compact mass; "a ball of mud caught him on the shoulder"
  2. [n]  a large piece of something without definite shape; "a hunk of bread"; "a lump of coal"
  3. [n]  an awkward stupid person
  4. [n]  abnormal protuberance or localized enlargement
  5. [v]  group or chunk together in a certain order or place side by side
  6. [v]  put together indiscriminately; "lump together all the applicants"

LUMP is a 4 letter word that starts with L.


 Synonyms: ball, chunk, chunk, chunk, clod, clod, clump, collocate, gawk, glob, goon, hunk, klutz, lout, lubber, lummox, oaf, puffiness, stumblebum, swelling
 See Also: accumulate, agglomeration, amass, bloat, bunion, clew, clot, clumsy person, coagulum, collect, compile, dropsy, edema, gob, group, haematocele, haematocoele, hematocele, hematocoele, hoard, hydrops, intumescence, intumescency, iridoncus, nodule, nugget, oedema, oscheocele, oscheocoele, part, piece, pile up, spermatocele, symptom, tumidity, tumidness



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Lump\, n. [Cf. OD. lompe piece, mass. Cf. {Lunch}.]
    1. A small mass of matter of irregular shape; an irregular or
       shapeless mass; as, a lump of coal; a lump of iron ore. ``
       A lump of cheese.'' --Piers Plowman. `` This lump of
       clay.'' --Shak.
    2. A mass or aggregation of things.
    3. (Firearms) A projection beneath the breech end of a gun
    {In the lump},
    {In a lump}, the whole together; in gross.
             They may buy them in the lump.        --Addison.
    {Lump coal}, coal in large lumps; -- the largest size brought
       from the mine.
    {Lump sum}, a gross sum without a specification of items; as,
       to award a lump sum in satisfaction of all claims and
  2. \Lump\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Lumped}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    1. To throw into a mass; to unite in a body or sum without
       distinction of particulars.
             The expenses ought to be lumped together. --Ayliffe.
    2. To take in the gross; to speak of collectively.
             Not forgetting all others, . . . whom for brevity,
             but out of no resentment you, I lump all together.
    3. To get along with as one can, although displeased; as, if
       he does n't like it, he can lump it. [Law]
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