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Noun: lump  lúmp
  1. A compact mass
    "a lump of mud caught him on the shoulder";
    - ball, clod, glob, clump, chunk
     
  2. An abnormal protuberance or localized enlargement
    - swelling, puffiness
     
  3. An awkward stupid person
    - lout, clod, stumblebum [N. Amer], goon, oaf, lubber, lummox, gawk, clodhopper
     
  4. A large piece of something without definite shape
    "a lump of coal";
    - hunk
Verb: lump  lúmp
  1. Put together indiscriminately
    "lump together all the applicants";
    - chunk
     
  2. Group or chunk together in a certain order or place side by side
    - collocate, chunk

Derived forms: lumping, lumps, lumped

Type of: accumulate, agglomeration, amass, clumsy person, collect, compile, enlargement, group, hoard, part, piece, pile up, roll up, symptom

Encyclopedia: Lump