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.


adj, -pier or -piest
a variant spelling of schlumpy
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It was a mixed bag; his boozy, shlumpy character in "God's Pocket" left me fairly indifferent --not a typical response, mine or anyone else's, to a Hoffman performance.
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