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clump +‎ -y


  • IPA(key): /ˈklʌmpi/
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clumpy (comparative clumpier, superlative clumpiest)

  1. Forming or tending to form clumps.
    • 1859, Charles Dickens, The Haunted House:
      Then, I was sent to a great, cold, bare, school of big boys; where everything to eat and wear was thick and clumpy, without being enough []
  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.