schlump


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schlump

also shlump  (shlŭmp)
n. Slang
1. A person who is neither neat nor stylish; a rumpled or dowdy person.
2. A person who is somewhat fat and unfit.

[Yiddish shlump; akin to German schlumpen, to hang loose, and English slump.]

schlump′y, shlump′y adj.

schlump

(ʃlʊmp)
n
a lazy or dull person
vb (tr)
to move in lazy way
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The student who graduated from Harvard cum laude makes $85,000 a year as a think tank fellow, while the schlump she wouldn't even talk to in gym class makes $34 million as a bond trader or TV producer.
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We're not saying such knowledgeable coffee pros as who run Monmouth are trying to bamboozle the schlump who doesn't know arabica from robustica, we're saying at this point in the process, Monmouth is in the tricky position of having rightfully earned a reputation as the coffee connoisseur's hangout, with the result being that, as reviewers note, "It's always rammed in here," ".