lummox


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lum·mox

 (lŭm′əks)
n. Informal
A clumsy or stupid person.

[Origin unknown.]

lummox

(ˈlʌməks)
n
informal a clumsy or stupid person
[C19: origin unknown]

lum•mox

(ˈlʌm əks)

n. Informal.
a clumsy, stupid person.
[1815–25; compare dial. (Midlands) lommock large chunk of food, lommocking clumsy]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lummox - an awkward stupid personlummox - an awkward stupid person    
clumsy person - a person with poor motor coordination

lummox

noun
Informal. A large, ungainly, and dull-witted person:
Translations

lummox

[ˈlʌməks] N (US) → bobo/a m/f

lummox

n (US inf) → Trottel m (inf)
References in classic literature ?
As a rule, a knight is a lummox, and some times even a labrick, and hence open to pretty poor arguments when they come glibly from a supersti- tion-monger, but even HE could see the practical side of a thing once in a while; and so of late you couldn't clean up a tournament and pile the result without finding one of my accident-tickets in every helmet.
If you think about it, the real fear behind "Robophobia" isn't so much fear of being controlled by a behemoth genius machine as fear of being crushed by a behemoth lummox blundering across the landscape like a drunken Yeti.
Long-haired lummox Andy Carroll is 11-4 to be first goalscorer tonight and 1-2 to score any time with Ladbrokes.
A novella, The Dodger's Retirement Party, was published by R)v Press, now re- named Aortic Books, in 2010, as was a collection of recent short fiction entitled The Vampires Saved Civilization, World Parade Books, and a selection of recent poems (in a shared volume, Modest Aspirations, with a selection of stories by Beth Wilson) from Lummox Press.
This Paperwhite lummox doesn't have the symbol at all.
So, in a sitcom nutshell, fortysomething Jenny (Sally Philips) has lost her job due to a vicious office cat-fight with a former colleague (cut to hilarious flashbacks of that rare telly sight, funny women fighting in an office) and has returned "home" to Mummy and Daddy complete with her lummox of a husband and teenage kids.
He also knows that the acceleration of the laid-back lummox sitting in front of the screen is directly proportional to the net force of a gross-out gag.
On Sky Sports you can enjoy this as a double bill with an ad for GSK stablemate Maximuscle, which features rugby lummox Courtney Lawes pulling a deadweight around a field in what looks a lot like a wry critique of the RFU's enduring incompetence.
Yes, such big-hearted girls can still be found in Avati's pics, in which outdated notions of women's devotion to their menfolk are here expressed via yet another nostalgia-heavy tale of the 1930s, featuring a lummox whose sweet breath is catnip to the ladies.
They never mention that in return for a TV company giving them twelve grand they are entrusting this dream to a shaven headed lummox who has to sort it out in the amount of time he would usually take to construct a model of a Porsche from his own toenail clippings.