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Definition of Lump


  1. A small mass of matter of irregular shape; an irregular or shapeless mass; as, a lump of coal; a lump of iron ore.
  2. A mass or aggregation of things.
  3. A projection beneath the breech end of a gun barrel.
  4. To throw into a mass; to unite in a body or sum without distinction of particulars.
  5. To take in the gross; to speak of collectively.
  6. To get along with as one can, although displeased; as, if he does n't like it, he can lump it.

Lump Quotations

A poem begins as a lump in the throat, a sense of wrong, a homesickness, a lovesickness.
Robert Frost

The Moon! Artemis! the great goddess of the splendid past of men! Are you going to tell me she is a dead lump?
D. H. Lawrence

I once saw a lump of Greenland breaking off into the sea and moving south, which of course will affect the atmosphere and us generally, and it'll happen more and more.
Ralph Steadman

I'm the most unromantic lump of Northern suet. Yes, a woman did accost me once in South Shields, but she had a face like Red Rum.
Les Dawson

Everything is a miracle. It is a miracle that one does not dissolve in one's bath like a lump of sugar.
Pablo Picasso
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Lump Translations

lump in Afrikaans is massa, stuk
lump in Danish is brud, stykke, masse, brudstykke
lump in Dutch is prop, klont, klomp, bal, kluit, dot
lump in Finnish is kimpale, massa, pala
lump in Italian is cumulo, ammaccatura, gnocco
lump in Latin is offa
lump in Norwegian is klumpe, klump, hevelse
lump in Swedish is bit, sockerbitklimp, klump
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