Definition of lumpishly in US English:



  • See lumpish

    • ‘Michael, the Human Onion, a useless fairground attraction, sits lumpishly in a tent, failing to impress his young audience.’
    • ‘The two young lieutenants nodded lumpishly and gaped at each other in stunned and flaccid reluctance, each waiting for the other to initiate the procedure of taking the prisoner outside and shooting him.’
    • ‘I refuse to believe it had to be done so lumpishly.’
    • ‘Not even his pleasure in lumpishly reliable movies can prevent him noticing the black hole on the near horizon.’