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clump

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of clump

  1. 1 a number of things considered as a unit <scattered clumps of houses were visible from the air> Synonyms array, assemblage, band, bank, batch, battery, block, bunch, clot, group, cluster, clutch, collection, constellation, grouping, huddle, knot, lot, muster, package, parcel, passel, set, suiteRelated Words accumulation, aggregate, aggregation, conglomeration; agglomeration, assortment, hodgepodge, jumble, miscellany, mixture, odds and ends, sundries, variety; cycle, run, series, suitNear Antonyms entity, item, single, unit

  2. 2 a small uneven mass <a clump of dirt> Synonyms blob, chunk, clod, clot, lump, dollop, glob, gob, gobbet, hunk, knob, nub, nubble, nugget, wadRelated Words bead, drop, globule; block, body, bulk; particle, piece, portion; bit, chip, crumb, granule, morsel, nubbin, patch, scrap




clump

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of clump

  1. to move heavily or clumsily <a child clumping around the house in her father's oversized boots> Synonyms barge, clomp, lumber, flog [British], flounder, galumph, lump, plod, pound, scuff, scuffle, shamble, shuffle, slog, slough, stamp, stomp, stumble, stump, tramp, tromp, trudgeRelated Words drag, flop, haul; blunder, careen, dodder, lurch, reel, stagger, sway, teeter, totter, waddle, weave, wobble (also wabble)Near Antonyms drift, float, hang, hover, poise, waftAntonyms breeze, coast, glide, slide, waltz, whisk




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