clumpy

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clump

 (klŭmp)
n.
1. A clustered mass; a lump: clumps of soil.
2. A thick grouping, as of trees or bushes.
3. A heavy dull sound; a thud.
v. clumped, clump·ing, clumps
v.intr.
1. To form lumps or thick groupings.
2. To walk or move so as to make a heavy dull sound.
v.tr.
To gather into or form lumps or thick groupings of.

[Probably Low German klump, from Middle Low German klumpe, cluster of trees.]

clump′y adj.
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Translations

clumpy

[ˈklʌmpɪ] ADJ (clumpier (compar) (clumpiest (superl))) [shoes] → grandón, grandote
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clumpy

adj shoesklobig
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