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lump

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of lump

  1. 1 a small uneven mass she dumped a lump of clay on the table and started to sculpt Synonyms of lump blob, chunk, clod, clot, clump, dollop, glob, gob, gobbet, hunk, knob, nub, nubble, nugget, wad Words Related to lump bead, drop, globule; block, body, bulk; particle, piece, portion; bit, chip, crumb, granule, morsel, nubbin, patch, scrap

  2. 2 a small rounded mass of swollen tissue I got a good-sized lump on my head from that fall Synonyms of lump knot, bump, node, nodule, swellingWords Related to lump growth, tumor, wart; hump, hunch; bruise, contusion, welt; blister, boil; blob, chunk, clod, clump, gob, gobbet, hunk, knob, nub, nubble, nugget, wad

  3. 3 an abnormal mass of tissue advised by her doctor to examine her breasts regularly for unusual lumps Synonyms of lump excrescence, excrescency, growth, neoplasm, tumorWords Related to lump outgrowth; cancer, carcinoma, lymphoma, malignancy, melanoma, polyp; cyst, tubercle, wart

  4. 4 failure to win a contest you can't win all the time, so learn to take your lumps in stride Synonyms of lump beating, drubbing, licking, loss, defeat, overthrow, plastering, rout, shellacking, trimming, trouncing, whippingWords Related to lump collapse, debacle (also débâcle), failure, fiasco, fizzle, flop, nonsuccess, setback, upset; lurch, shutout, washout, whitewashNear Antonyms of lump accomplishment, achievement; blowout, cakewalk, landslide, romp, runaway, sweep, walkaway, walkoverAntonyms of lump success, triumph, victory, win

  5. 5 a stupid person gazed disgustedly at the lump her daughter had married Synonyms of lump airhead, birdbrain, blockhead, bonehead, bubblehead, chowderhead, chucklehead, clodpoll (or clodpole), clot [British], cluck, clunk, cretin, cuddy (or cuddie) [British dialect], deadhead, dim bulb [slang], dimwit, dip, dodo, dolt, donkey, doofus [slang], dope, dork [slang], dullard, dumbbell, dumbhead, dum-dum, dummkopf, dummy, dunce, dunderhead, fathead, gander, golem, goof, goon, half-wit, hammerhead, hardhead, ignoramus, imbecile, jackass, know-nothing, knucklehead, lamebrain, loggerhead [chiefly dialect], loon, idiot, lunkhead, meathead, mome [archaic], moron, mug [chiefly British], mutt, natural, nimrod [slang], nincompoop, ninny, ninnyhammer, nit [chiefly British], nitwit, noddy, noodle, numskull (or numbskull), oaf, pinhead, prat [British], ratbag [chiefly Australian], saphead, schlub (also shlub) [slang], schnook [slang], simpleton, stock, stupe, stupid, thickhead, turkey, woodenhead, yahoo, yo-yoWords Related to lump booby, buffoon, fool, goose, loony, lunatic, madman, nut, zany; loser; gawk; featherbrain, scatterbrain; beast, boor, cad, churl, clown, creep, cur, heel, jerk, skunk, snake, stinker, villain; bimbette [slang], bimbo [slang], himboNear Antonyms of lump egghead, intellect, intellectual, sage, thinker, whiz, wizard; polymath, Renaissance man; sharpie (or sharpy)Antonyms of lump brain, genius

  6. 6 a big clumsy often slow-witted person standing next to those ballet dancers, with their delicate features and lithe bodies, I felt like a lump Synonyms of lump clod, clodhopper, gawk, hulk, lout, lubber, lug, oaf, Neanderthal, palookaWords Related to lump chump, loser, schlemiel (also shlemiel), turkey; slouch; airhead, birdbrain, blockhead, blunderer, bonehead, bubblehead, chowderhead, chucklehead, clodpoll (or clodpole), clot [British], cluck, clunk, cuddy (or cuddie) [British dialect], deadhead, dim bulb [slang], dimwit, dip, dodo, dolt, donkey, doofus [slang], dope, dork [slang], dullard, dumbbell, dumbhead, dum-dum, dummkopf, dummy, dunce, dunderhead, fathead, galoot [slang], gander, golem, goof, goon, half-wit, hammerhead, hardhead, idiot, ignoramus, imbecile, jackass, know-nothing, knucklehead, lamebrain, loggerhead [chiefly dialect], loon, oaf, lunkhead, meathead, mome [archaic], moron, mug [chiefly British], mutt, natural, nimrod [slang], nincompoop, ninny, ninnyhammer, nit [chiefly British], nitwit, noddy, noodle, numskull (or numbskull), pinhead, prat [British], ratbag [chiefly Australian], saphead, schlub (also shlub) [slang], schnook [slang], simp, simpleton, stock, stupe, stupid, thickhead, turkey, woodenhead, yahoo, yo-yo; anthropoid, ape, beast, boor, brute, cad, churl, clown, creep, cretin, cur, heel, louse, skunk, snake, stinker, tyke (also tike) [chiefly British], villain; booby, fool, goose, loony (also looney), lunatic, madman, nut; featherbrain, scatterbrain; rascal, rogue, scampNear Antonyms of lump brain, brainiac, egghead, genius, intellectual, sage, thinker, whiz, wizard


lump

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of lump

  1. 1 to bring together in one body or place when we lumped all of our pocket change together, we found that we had just enough a buy a carton of ice cream Synonyms of lump accumulate, amass, assemble, bulk (up), collect, concentrate, congregate, constellate, corral, garner, group, gather, pick up, round upWords Related to lump ball, batch, bunch, cluster, huddle; heap, pile, stack; band, brigade, muster, raise, rally; flock, herd, hive, pack, press, swarm, throng; combine, connect, join, link, merge, pool, unite; archive, arrange, collate, compile, organize, systematize; scrape (up or together); re-collect, regather, regroupNear Antonyms of lump break up, disband, disintegrate, dissolve, separate, sever, split (up); dismiss, sendAntonyms of lump dispel, disperse, dissipate, scatter

  2. 2 to move heavily or clumsily while I was on crutches, I was lumping about the house like an elephant Synonyms of lump barge, clomp, clump, flog [British], flounder, galumph, lumber, plod, pound, scuff, scuffle, shamble, shuffle, slog, slough, stamp, stomp, stumble, stump, tramp, tromp, trudgeWords Related to lump drag, flop, haul; blunder, careen, dodder, lurch, reel, stagger, sway, teeter, totter, waddle, weave, wobble (also wabble)Near Antonyms of lump drift, float, hang, hover, poise, waftAntonyms of lump breeze, coast, glide, slide, waltz, whisk


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