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Unknown , East Anglian slang. Perhaps from "dumb ox", influenced by lumbering; or from or cognate to dialectal verb lummock (“move about heavily or clumsily”), itself a word of uncertain origin.
lummox (plural lummoxes)
- (informal) A clumsy, stupid person; an awkward bungler.
- You've broken the plates, you great lummox!
- 2000, Sexy Beast, spoken by Don Logan (Ben Kingsley):
- I love you, Gal. You're lovable. Big lovable bloke. Loveable lump. Loveable lummox. Gal Dove, party boy. Big oaf.
clumsy, stupid person