lumpish

adjective
lump·​ish | \ ˈləm-pish How to pronounce lumpish (audio) \

Definition of lumpish

2 obsolete : low in spirits
5 : tediously slow or dull : boring also : lumpy sense 3

Other Words from lumpish

lumpishly adverb
lumpishness noun

First Known Use of lumpish

1528, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Lumpish.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lumpish. Accessed 24 Feb. 2020.

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lumpish

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English Language Learners Definition of lumpish

: heavy and dull or awkward

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