clumpy

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

clump +‎ -y

Adjective[edit]

clumpy (comparative clumpier, superlative clumpiest)

  1. forming or tending to form clumps
  2. resembling a clump
  3. clompy; with heavy footfalls
    • 1920, Eleanor H. Porter, Mary Marie
      Certainly it's lots easier to be Mary in a brown serge and clumpy boots than it is in the soft, fluffy things Marie used to wear.