Definition of Clumpy

1. a. Composed of clumps; massive; shapeless.



Definition of Clumpy

1. Adjective. forming or tending to form clumps ¹

2. Adjective. resembling a clump ¹

3. Adjective. clompy; with heavy footfalls ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Clumpy

1. lumpy [adj CLUMPIER, CLUMPIEST] - See also: lumpy

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Clumpy

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

Literary usage of Clumpy

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1. Publications by English Dialect Society (1884)
"A pair of boots is said to be "clumpy" when clumsily made and with very thick soles. CLUNG.—Heavy, stiff, adhesive (applied to the soil). CLUTTERY. ..."

2. The Journal of Experimental Medicine by Rockefeller University, Rockefeller Institute, Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research (1900)
"The clumpy variety is characterized by the formation of a few large clumps at the bottom of the tube which slowly increase in size; the clumps are dull gray ..."

3. The Bookman (1899)
"Death! she calls him clumpy, Perfidious monster! how I'd like to thump ye. Lady L. 'What's that! ah me! did'st thou not hear a row ? ..."

4. Transactions of the Association of American Physicians by Association of American Physicians (1905)
"The examination of the stomach showed the recurrence of the catarrhal gastritis with a very heavy top layer of clumpy mucus and a considerable ..."

5. Glossary of Northamptonshire Words and Phrases by Anne Elizabeth Baker (1854)
"... or clumpy. Heavy, sullen, stupid, uncommunicative. A metaphorical use of the preceding 'word; as inanimate as a "clump of wood. ..."

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