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Synonyms for lump

Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

Synonyms for lump

an irregularly shaped mass of indefinite size

an unevenness or elevation on a surface

a small raised area of skin resulting from a light blow or an insect sting, for example

a large, ungainly, and dull-witted person

something justly deserved

to put into a disordered pile

to move heavily

The American Heritage® Roget's Thesaurus. Copyright © 2013, 2014 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Synonyms for lump

an awkward stupid person

a large piece of something without definite shape


put together indiscriminately

group or chunk together in a certain order or place side by side

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