Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Bulky and awkward to handle or use.‘my body was lumbersome and sluggish and it slowed me down’
unwieldy, unmanageable, awkward, clumsy, ungainly, inconvenient, incommodiousView synonyms
- ‘It is a lumbersome car that had poor handling and tight steering that makes it almost impossible to parallel park.’
- ‘Soon he heard the door of the cab closed and the voice of the coachman, followed by the rumbling of the lumbersome vehicle as it shook the windowpanes.’
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Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.