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clump

clump

 
 
pronunciation:
kluhmp
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a group of things close together.
We are going to build a barn near that clump of trees.
synonyms:
knot, thicket
similar words:
batch, bunch, cluster, group, grove, shock
definition 2: a thick lump or mass.
Nate scraped clumps of dirt off his boots before going into the house.
synonyms:
lump, mass
similar words:
chunk, clod, nugget, wad
definition 3: a heavy, dull sound; thump.
The clump of boots in the hall woke me up.
synonyms:
thump
similar words:
thud
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: clumped, clumping, clumps
definition: to walk with heavy, dull noises.
The monster clumped down the stairs.
similar words:
lumber, plod, stamp, stomp, stump, thud, tramp
derivations: clumpish (adj.), clumpy (adj.)
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