lumpy

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adjective \ˈləm-pē\

Definition of lumpy

lumpier

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lumpiest

  1. 1a :  filled or covered with lumpsb :  characterized by choppy waves

  2. 2 :  having a heavy clumsy appearance

  3. 3 :  uneven and often crude in style

lumpily

play \ˈləm-pə-lē\ adverb

lumpiness

play \ˈləm-pē-nəs\ noun

Examples of lumpy in a sentence

  1. the lumpy mashed potatoes were cold as well

  2. before painting, we had to sand the lumpy surface to make it smooth

Circa 1706

First Known Use of lumpy

circa 1706


LUMPY Defined for English Language Learners

lumpy

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adjective \ˈləm-pē\

Definition of lumpy for English Language Learners

  • : having lumps : full of lumps


LUMPY Defined for Kids

lumpy

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adjective \ˈləm-pē\

Definition of lumpy for Students

lumpier

;

lumpiest

  1. :  having or full of lumps a lumpy mattress



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