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lumpy

adjective \ˈləm-pē\

: having lumps : full of lumps

lump·i·erlump·i·est

Full Definition of LUMPY

1
a :  filled or covered with lumps
b :  characterized by choppy waves
2
:  having a heavy clumsy appearance
3
:  uneven and often crude in style
lump·i·ly \-pə-lē\ adverb
lump·i·ness \-pē-nəs\ noun

Examples of LUMPY

  1. <the lumpy mashed potatoes were cold as well>
  2. <before painting, we had to sand the lumpy surface to make it smooth>

First Known Use of LUMPY

circa 1706

Rhymes with LUMPY

LUMPIER Defined for Kids

lumpy

adjective \ˈləm-pē\
lump·i·erlump·i·est

Definition of LUMPY for Kids

:  having or full of lumps <a lumpy mattress>

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