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lump·y

 (lŭm′pē)
adj. lump·i·er, lump·i·est
1. Covered or filled with lumps.
2. Thickset or cumbersome.
3. Exhibiting short jumbled waves; choppy: lumpy seas; a lumpy channel.

lump′i·ly adv.
lump′i·ness n.

lumpy

(ˈlʌmpɪ)
adj, lumpier or lumpiest
1. full of or having lumps
2. (Nautical Terms) (esp of the sea) rough
3. (of a person) heavy or bulky
ˈlumpily adv
ˈlumpiness n

lump•y

(ˈlʌm pi)

adj. lump•i•er, lump•i•est.
1. full of lumps: lumpy gravy.
2. covered with lumps, as a surface.
3. heavy or clumsy, as in movement or style; crude: a lumpy gait.
4. (of water) rough or choppy.
[1700–10]
lump′i•ly, adv.
lump′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.lumpy - like or containing small sticky lumps; "the dumplings were chunky pieces of uncooked dough"
unshapely - not well-proportioned and pleasing in shape; "a stout unshapely woman"
2.lumpy - having lumps; not smooth and even in texture; "lumpy gravy"
uneven - not even or uniform as e.g. in shape or texture; "an uneven color"; "uneven ground"; "uneven margins"; "wood with an uneven grain"

lumpy

adjective bumpy, clotted, uneven, knobbly, grainy, curdled, granular, full of lumps How do you stop the rice from going lumpy?

lumpy

adjective
Unwieldy or clumsy, especially due to excess weight:
Translations
مُتَكَتِّل، حاثِر
hrudkovitý
klumpet
kekkjóttur
hrudkovitý
topak topak

lumpy

[ˈlʌmpɪ] ADJ (lumpier (compar) (lumpiest (superl))) [sauce] → grumoso, lleno de grumos; [bed] → desigual; [soil] → aterronado

lumpy

[ˈlʌmpi] adj
[sauce, batter] → plein(e) de grumeaux
[mattress, cushion] → plein(e) de bosses

lumpy

adj (+er) liquid etc, mattress, cushionklumpig; figurepummelig, plump; to go lumpy (sauce, rice)klumpen

lumpy

[ˈlʌmpɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (sauce) → grumoso/a; (mattress) → bitorzoluto/a

lump

(lamp) noun
1. a small solid mass of no particular shape. The custard was full of lumps and no-one would eat it.
2. a swelling. She had a lump on her head where she had hit it.
3. a small cube-shaped mass of sugar.
verb
(usually with together) to treat or think of as (all) alike.
ˈlumpy adjective
containing lumps. lumpy custard.
ˈlumpiness noun
lump sum
an amount of money given all at once, not in parts over a period of time.
if you don't like it, you can lump it
whether you like the situation or not, you will have to endure it.

lumpy

adj (comp -ier; super -iest) nodular (form), que tiene bolitas; — breasts senos grumosos, senos que tienen bolitas
References in classic literature ?
The blancmange was lumpy, and the strawberries not as ripe as they looked, having been skilfully `deaconed'.
Mademoiselle set the tray which she brought in upon a small table near at hand, and seated herself once again on the lumpy sofa.
He picked up his coat from the grass and brought out of a pocket a lumpy little bundle tied up in a quite clean, coarse, blue and white handkerchief.
Suddenly from a lumpy tussock of old grass some twenty yards in front of them, with black-tipped ears erect and long hinder limbs throwing it forward, started a hare.
Now, you are my witness, Miss Summerson, I say I don't care-but if he was to come to our house with his great, shining, lumpy forehead night after night till he was as old as Methuselah, I wouldn't have anything to say to him.
At the same moment his teeth entered the back of the neck, but too near the base in the lumpy shoulder muscles to permit the fangs to penetrate to the spinal cord.
It may, of course, have been Hermann's skilful seamanship, but to me it looked as if the al lied oceans had refrained from smashing these high bulwarks, unshipping the lumpy rudder, frighten ing the children, and generally opening this fam ily's eyes out of sheer reticence.
His strength was immense; and in his great lumpy paws, bulging like brown boxinggloves on the end of furry forearms, the heaviest objects were handled like playthings.
A youngish sallowish gentleman in spectacles, with a lumpy forehead, seated in a supplementary chair at a corner of the table, here caused a profound sensation by saying, in a raised voice,
But the gentleman with the lumpy forehead having for the time delivered himself of all that he found behind his lumps, spake for the time no more.
But the lumpy gentleman, unwilling to give it up, again madly said, 'ESKER,' and again spake no more.
We saw Lumpy the alligator several nights before getting him to eat.