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.
And when the children try to master some difficult skill or other, we say if a lummox like daddy can pilot a boat that size, then anyone can do anything.
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.
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.
But then you might think about the time when that big lummox in the pub was decked by the pocket dynamo half his size.
There he was, basking in the glory of his top performance, when his soppy lummox of a dad stands up at the back and begs him for a hug.
And so the company went the other direction: The 2010 Camaro SS, a big lummox of a car powered by thudding 6.
You really end up portraying yourself in one of two ways: A) Self-flagellating lummox dumb enough to enumerate weaknesses that can be used against you at a later date.
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