lumbering(redirected from lumberingness)
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1. Timber sawed into boards, planks, or other structural members of standard or specified length.
2. Something useless or cumbersome.
3. Chiefly British Miscellaneous stored articles.
v. lum·bered, lum·ber·ing, lum·bers
a. To cut down (trees) and prepare as marketable timber.
b. To cut down the timber of.
2. Chiefly British To clutter with or as if with unused articles.
To cut and prepare timber for marketing.
[Perhaps from lumber.]
intr.v. lum·bered, lum·ber·ing, lum·bers
1. To walk or move clumsily or heavily. See Synonyms at blunder.
2. To move with a rumbling noise.
[Middle English lomeren, possibly of Scandinavian origin; akin to Swedish dialectal loma, to move heavily.]
(Forestry) chiefly US and Canadian the business or trade of cutting, transporting, preparing, or selling timber
1. awkward in movement
2. moving with a rumbling sound
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|Noun||1.||lumbering - the trade of cutting or preparing or selling timber|
|Adj.||1.||lumbering - slow and laborious because of weight; "the heavy tread of tired troops"; "moved with a lumbering sag-bellied trot"; "ponderous prehistoric beasts"; "a ponderous yawn"|
heavy-footed - (of movement) lacking ease or lightness; "his tired heavy-footed walk"