Definition of Clumpish

1. resembling a clump (a thick mass) [adj]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Clumpish

clumbers
clump
clump block
clump blocks
clump up
clumped
clumped up
clumper
clumpers
clumpier
clumpiest
clumpiness
clumpinesses
clumping
clumping up
clumpish (current term)
clumplike
clumps
clumps up
clumpy
clumsier
clumsies
clumsiest
clumsily
clumsiness
clumsinesses
clumsy
clumsy person
clunch
clunches

Literary usage of Clumpish

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1. Glossary of Northamptonshire Words and Phrases by Anne Elizabeth Baker (1854)
"A metaphorical use of the preceding 'word; as inanimate as a "clump of wood." "How clumpish she is to day." " What a queer clumpy-temper'd thing she is. ..."

2. Arboretum Et Fruticetum Britannicum: Or, The Trees and Shrubs of Britain by John Claudius Loudon (1838)
"As age comes on, its round clumpish head becomes more flat, spreading itself into a canopy, which is a form equally becoming; and yet I doubt whether any ..."

3. A Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words, Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps (1847)
"clumpish. Awkward; unwieldy. North. CLUMPS. (1) Twilight. East. (2) Idle; lazy; clownish. Also plain-dealing, honest. North. (3) Benumbed with cold. North. ..."

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