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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
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