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Etymology

Confer German Lumpen ("rag") and Lump ("ragamuffin").

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
lump

Plural
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  1. Something that protrudes, sticks out, or sticks together; a cluster or blob; a mound, hill, or group.
    Stir the gravy until there are no more lumps.
  2. A group, set, or unit.
    The money arrived all at once as one big lump sum payment.

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Verb

Infinitive
to lump

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to lump (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. To treat as a single unit; to group together.
    People tend to lump turtles and tortoises together, when in fact they are different creatures.

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