Definition of Lumberly

1. moving slowly with a heavy gait [adj]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lumberly

lumbering
lumberingly
lumberings
lumberjack
lumberjack breakfast
lumberjack shirt
lumberjack shirts
lumberjacked
lumberjacket
lumberjackets
lumberjacking
lumberjacks
lumberjill
lumberjills
lumberless
lumberly (current term)
lumberman
lumberman's itch
lumbermen
lumbermill
lumbermills
lumbers
lumberyard
lumberyards
lumbi
lumbo-ovarian
lumboabdominal
lumbocolostomy
lumbocolotomy
lumbocostal

Literary usage of Lumberly

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1. Allen's Synonyms and Antonyms by Frederic Sturges Allen (1920)
"Antonyms: gee SKILLFUL, GRACEFUL. 2. Referring to a thing: spec, unwieldy, cumbrous, heavy, unhandy, bungling, botched, rough, crude, lumberly, lumbering, ..."

2. Letters of Samuel Taylor Coleridge by Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1895)
"... the latter word shall have become an incurable synonym, a lumberly duplicate, thrown into the kennel of the Lethe-lapping Chronos ..."

3. The State Records of North Carolina by North Carolina, William Laurence Saunders, Walter Clark, Stephen Beauregard Weeks (1910)
"lumberly, Simon, army rank, 18. 1103. Lumberton, act to establish, 24. 992. bill to establish, 2O. 510, 532, 542; 21. 50, 62, 79, 86, 100, 106; to regulate, ..."

4. The MAGAZINE of Horticulture, Botany, and All Useful Discoveries and (1851)
"... English farmers that they would not answer in consequence of their light construction, so very different from the clumsy, lumberly implements in general ..."

5. Diary of an Idle Woman in Italy by Frances Elliot (1872)
"When I say modernised, I mean made to look as lumberly and awkward as St. George's, Hanover Square. In form it is circular, with three prin- ..."

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