LUMP: Synonyms and Related Words. What is Another Word for LUMP?

Need another word that means the same as “lump”? Find 70 synonyms and 30 related words for “lump” in this overview.

The synonyms of “Lump” are: clod, gawk, goon, lout, lubber, lummox, oaf, stumblebum, puffiness, swelling, hunk, ball, chunk, clump, glob, wedge, piece, mass, block, slab, cake, nugget, brick, cube, dab, pat, knob, dollop, wad, cluster, mound, concentration, bump, bulge, protuberance, protrusion, growth, outgrowth, carbuncle, hump, tumour, wen, boil, blister, wart, corn, eruption, node, contusion, collocate, combine, put, group, bunch, aggregate, unite, pool, mix, blend, merge, join, fuse, conglomerate, coalesce, consolidate, collect, throw, consider together

Lump as a Noun

Definitions of "Lump" as a noun

According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “lump” as a noun can have the following definitions:

  • An abnormal protuberance or localized enlargement.
  • A small cube of sugar.
  • A large piece of something without definite shape.
  • An awkward stupid person.
  • A compact mass.
  • The state of being self-employed and paid without deduction of tax, especially in the building industry.
  • A swelling under the skin, especially one caused by injury or disease.
  • A heavy, ungainly, or slow-witted person.
  • A compact mass of a substance, especially one without a definite or regular shape.

Synonyms of "Lump" as a noun (49 Words)

The ball at the base of the thumb.
blisterA preparation applied to the skin to form a blister.
The child is a disgusting little blister.
blockThe length of one side of a block especially as a measure of distance.
A sketching block.
boilA casual outdoor meal at which shellfish is prepared by boiling.
A boil from a fish in a pool.
brickBricks collectively as a building material.
This mill was built of brick.
bulgeSomething that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings.
A bulge in the birth rate.
bumpAn impact (as from a collision.
Her mosquito bites had come up in huge red bumps.
cakeA flattish compact mass of something, especially soap.
A delicious cake smothered with whipped cream.
carbuncleA severe abscess or multiple boil in the skin, typically infected with staphylococcus bacteria.
chunkA compact mass.
Huge chunks of masonry littered the street.
clodA compact mass.
You re an insensitive clod and I hope you fall and break your neck.
clumpA small group of trees or plants growing closely together.
Clumps of earth.
clusterA natural subgroup of a population, used for statistical sampling or analysis.
A cluster of admirers.
concentrationStrengthening the concentration as of a solute in a mixture by removing diluting material.
The concentration of power in the hands of nobles.
contusionThe action of bruising.
The bruise resulted from a contusion.
cornWhiskey distilled from a mash of not less than 80 percent corn.
That movie was pure corn.
cubeA block in the approximate shape of a cube.
A sugar cube.
dabA small amount of something.
Apply concealer with light dabs.
dollopA large, shapeless mass of something, especially soft food.
Great dollops of cream.
eruption(of volcanos) pouring out fumes or lava (or a deposit so formed.
Irritable skin eruptions.
gawkAn awkward or shy person.
Let those country gawks dance to their hearts content.
globA lump of a semi-liquid substance.
Thick globs of mozzarella cheese.
goonA guard in a German prisoner-of-war camp during the Second World War.
He hired goons to hunt down supporters.
growthVegetation that has grown.
A growth of trees.
hunkA large, strong, sexually attractive man.
A Hollywood hunk.
loutAn uncouth and aggressive man or boy.
Drunken louts.
lubberAn awkward stupid person.
lummoxA clumsy, stupid person.
Watch it you great lummox.
mass(often followed by `of’) a large number or amount or extent.
The masterly distribution of masses.
moundThe slight elevation on which the pitcher stands.
They have a southpaw on the mound.
nodeA lymph node or other structure consisting of a small mass of differentiated tissue.
The company s internal worldwide area network now has some 22 000 nodes.
nuggetA small lump of gold or other precious metal found ready-formed in the earth.
Nuggets of meat.
oafAn awkward stupid person.
They are just big clumsy oafs.
outgrowthA natural development or result of something.
The eye first appears as an outgrowth from the brain.
patA quick, light touch with the hand.
Giving him a friendly pat on the arm she went off to join the others.
pieceA separate part of a whole.
A haunting piece of music.
protrusionSomething that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings.
A protrusion of rock jutted from the mountainside.
protuberanceThe condition of being protuberant; the condition of bulging out.
The large size and protuberance of the incisors.
puffinessAn abnormal protuberance or localized enlargement.
slabA pack containing 24 bottles or cans of beer.
She settled on a slab of rock.
stumblebumAn awkward stupid person.
swellingSomething that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings.
Painless swellings may appear in the lower abdomen.
tumourAn abnormal new mass of tissue that serves no purpose.
wartAn imperfection in someone or something that is suggestive of a wart especially in smallness or unattractiveness.
Few products are without their warts.
wedgeAn object or piece of something shaped like a wedge.
He invested his wedge in stocks and shares.
wenA common cyst of the skin; filled with fatty matter (sebum) that is secreted by a sebaceous gland that has been blocked.
The great wen of London.

Usage Examples of "Lump" as a noun

  • Lump labour.
  • A lump of coal.
  • He was unhurt apart from a huge lump on his head.
  • I won't stand a chance against a big lump like you.
  • ‘Working?’ ‘Only on the lump, here and there.
  • There was a lump of ice floating in the milk.

Lump as a Verb

Definitions of "Lump" as a verb

According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “lump” as a verb can have the following definitions:

  • Put together indiscriminately.
  • (in taxonomy) classify plants or animals in relatively inclusive groups, disregarding minor variations.
  • Put in an indiscriminate mass or group; treat as alike without regard for particulars.
  • Group or chunk together in a certain order or place side by side.
  • Carry (a heavy load) somewhere with difficulty.

Synonyms of "Lump" as a verb (21 Words)

aggregateAmount in the aggregate to.
Socio occupational groups aggregate men sharing similar kinds of occupation.
blendBlend or harmonize.
Blend the cornflour with a tablespoon of water.
bunchForm into a bunch.
She bunched the needles together.
chunkDivide something into chunks.
To prepare hypertext information is chunked into small manageable units.
coalesceFuse or cause to grow together.
The puddles had coalesced into shallow streams.
collectGather or collect.
He collected their rent each week.
collocatePlace side by side or in a particular relation.
Maiden collocates with voyage.
combineCombine so as to form a whole mix.
A new product which combines the benefits of a hairspray and a gel.
conglomerateForm a conglomerate by merging diverse firms.
The urge to conglomerate has long been out of fashion in American boardrooms.
consider togetherGive careful consideration to.
consolidateCombine (a number of financial accounts or funds) into a single overall account or set of accounts.
Consolidated accounts.
fuseCause an electrical appliance to stop working when a fuse melts.
Intermarriage had fused the families into a large unit.
groupForm a group or groups.
Molluscs are grouped into seven different classes.
joinCause to become joined or linked.
Her brothers joined up in 1914.
massJoin together into a mass or collect or form a mass.
Clouds massed heavily on the horizon.
mergeBlend or cause to blend gradually into something else so as to become indistinguishable from it.
The merchant bank merged with another broker.
mixMix together different elements.
The people he mixed with were nothing to do with show business.
poolOf liquid form a pool on the ground or another surface.
We pooled resources.
putPut into a certain place or abstract location.
A large aid programme was put into practice.
throwThrow a die out onto a flat surface.
The man who throws a race is a crook for life.
uniteBe or become joined or united or linked.
She unites charm with a good business sense.

Usage Examples of "Lump" as a verb

  • Many arguments are based on one side lumping and the other splitting.
  • The coalman had to lump one-hundredweight sacks right through the house.
  • Lump together all the applicants.
  • Hong Kong and Bangkok tend to be lumped together in holiday brochures.
  • Nigel didn't like being lumped in with prisoners.

Associations of "Lump" (30 Words)

bagatelleA game in which small balls are hit and then allowed to roll down a sloping board on which there are holes, each numbered with the score achieved if a ball goes into it, with pins acting as obstructions.
Dealing with these boats was a mere bagatelle for the world s oldest yacht club.
ballForm into a ball by winding or rolling.
The mayor threw out the first ball.
bouncyBouncing or causing things to bounce.
She was still the girl he remembered bouncy and full of life.
chunkGroup or chunk together in a certain order or place side by side.
Pupils are able to chunk phrases or propositions into units.
clumpForm a clump or clumps.
They sat on the wall in clumps of two and three.
coreRemove the core or center from.
The ball has a titanium core.
diameterA straight line passing from side to side through the centre of a body or figure, especially a circle or sphere.
fleshRemove adhering flesh from hides when preparing leather manufacture.
I have fleshed my bloodhound.
golfPlay golf.
He was a fixture at the golf club in Rockport where he golfed until his early nineties.
juggleOrganize (information or figures) in order to give a particular impression.
Charles juggled five tangerines his hands a frantic blur.
jugglingThrowing and catching several objects simultaneously.
kernelThe choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience.
The milky kernel of the wheat grain.
kickKick a leg up.
The team s kicking was excellent.
largeFairly large or important in effect influential.
Many large investors are likely to take a different view.
marrowVery tender and very nutritious tissue from marrowbones.
A bone marrow transplant.
massJoin together into a mass or collect or form a mass.
Both countries began massing troops in the region.
massiveA group of young people from a particular area with a common interest in dance music.
The Bristol massive.
meatThe flesh of an animal, typically a mammal or bird, as food (the flesh of domestic fowls is sometimes distinguished as poultry.
Place meat and poultry in the refrigerator immediately.
monolithic(of a building) very large and characterless.
The monolithic proportions of Stalinist architecture.
monumentalGreat in importance, extent, or size.
Einstein s monumental contributions to physics.
pithRemove the pith from a plant.
Peel and pith the oranges.
porkThe flesh of a pig used as food, especially when uncured.
Roast pork.
reboundThe act of securing possession of the rebounding basketball after a missed shot.
He is still on the rebound from his wife s death.
rollerRelating to or involving roller skates.
The sheets moved through rollers and down the folding machine.
soccerA football game in which two teams of 11 players try to kick or head a ball into the opponents’ goal.
sphereThe apparent surface of the imaginary sphere on which celestial bodies appear to be projected.
The markers on the route included two conspicuous black spheres.
sphericityThe roundness of a 3-dimensional object.
volleyBe dispersed in a volley.
He took his chance well volleying into the top corner from 25 yards.
volleyballAn inflated ball used in playing volleyball.
wallowA depression containing mud or shallow water formed by the wallowing of large mammals.
He had been wallowing in self pity.

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