Examples of lumpy in a Sentence
the lumpy mashed potatoes were cold as well
before painting, we had to sand the lumpy surface to make it smooth
Recent Examples of lumpy from the Web
In reality, the ocean is lumpy, with winds, currents and other factors pushing water around to produce substantial variations in sea level from place to place.
The lumpy roll of carpet slides off and flaps open, spilling an arm.
Other illnesses such as lumpy skin disease and hemorrhagic septicemia have also been reported.
Augustine spews white, while ash from Spurr is a lumpy, ugly gray.
Speaking of which, the seats are downright lumpy and manually adjusted, including a manually extendable bottom cushion.
Chunks of wooden railroad ties rising from a lumpy gravel surface to infiltrate car tires.
Ben’s ever-present kindness and warmth were slowly dissolving the lumpy and uneven scar tissue.
The kangaroo was female and its pouch was lumpy and full.
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First Known Use of lumpy
Synonymsclumpy, curdy, chunky, nubbly, nubby
Related Wordsropy (also ropey), thick, viscous; knobbed, knobbly, knobby, lumpish; clabbered, clotted, coagulated, congealed, curdled, gelled, thickened; broken, bumpy, coarse, irregular, jagged, knotted, knotty, pebbly
Near Antonymsexact, uniform; aligned (also alined), regular, true; horizontal, tabular; plumb, straight, vertical; flush
LUMPY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of lumpy for English Language Learners
: having lumps : full of lumps
LUMPY Defined for Kids
Definition of lumpy for Students
- a lumpy mattress
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