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1. lump

noun. ['ˈlʌmp'] a compact mass.

Synonyms

  • glob
  • clot
  • clump
  • agglomeration
  • clod
  • coagulum
  • gob
  • chunk
  • clew

Antonyms

  • hypocalcemia
  • hyponatremia
  • hyperglycemia
  • hypoglycemia

Etymology

  • lumpe (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Lump

  • trump
  • stumpp
  • stumpe
  • stump
  • grump
  • frump
  • crump
  • thump
  • sump
  • rump
  • pump
  • kump
  • jump
  • hump
  • gumpp
  • gump
  • dump
  • chump
  • bump

How do you pronounce lump?

Pronounce lump as ləmp.

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Sentences with lump


1. Noun, singular or mass
You may receive a lump sum distribution from an employer annuity when you leave a job.

Quotes about lump


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

2. A poem begins with a lump in the throat; a homesickness or a love sickness. It is a reaching-out toward expression; an effort to find fulfillment. A complete poem is one where an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words.
- Robert Frost

3. With a lump forming in his throat, he thoughtabout all the hopes and dreams that he had for his son. More thananything, he prayed his boy would not grow up to be a screw uplike his dad when it came to love and marriage.
- Michelle Sutton, Decision to Love

2. lump

verb. ['ˈlʌmp'] put together indiscriminately.

Synonyms

  • hoard
  • collect
  • amass
  • accumulate
  • pile up
  • chunk
  • compile

Antonyms

  • disjoin
  • black
  • white
  • break

Etymology

  • lumpe (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. lump

noun. ['ˈlʌmp'] an abnormal protuberance or localized enlargement.

Synonyms

  • swelling
  • intumescency
  • haematocoele
  • hydrops
  • oscheocele
  • hematocoele
  • oedema
  • puffiness
  • edema
  • symptom
  • tumidity
  • oscheocoele
  • intumescence
  • dropsy
  • spermatocele
  • bunion
  • bloat
  • enlargement
  • hematocele
  • tumidness
  • haematocele
  • iridoncus

Antonyms

  • stay
  • unfurl
  • unpack
  • leave

Etymology

  • lumpe (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. lump

noun. ['ˈlʌmp'] an awkward stupid person.

Synonyms

  • oaf
  • clumsy person
  • stumblebum
  • gawk
  • clod
  • lummox
  • lout
  • lubber

Antonyms

  • deflation
  • unwind
  • homogenize
  • homogenise

Etymology

  • lumpe (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. lump

noun. ['ˈlʌmp'] a large piece of something without definite shape.

Synonyms

  • hunk
  • part
  • nodule
  • nugget

Antonyms

  • hypernatremia
  • hypokalemia
  • hyperkalemia
  • contraction

Etymology

  • lumpe (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. lump

verb. ['ˈlʌmp'] group or chunk together in a certain order or place side by side.

Synonyms

  • collocate
  • chunk

Antonyms

  • spread
  • give
  • undue

Etymology

  • lumpe (Middle English (1100-1500))
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