Definition of Lummox

1. Noun. An awkward stupid person.

Exact synonyms: Clod, Gawk, Goon, Lout, Lubber, Lump, Oaf, Stumblebum
Generic synonyms: Clumsy Person
Derivative terms: Gawky, Lubberly



Definition of Lummox

1. n. A fat, ungainly, stupid person; an awkward bungler.

Definition of Lummox

1. Noun. (informal) A clumsy, stupid person; an awkward bungler. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Lummox

1. a clumsy person [n -ES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Lummox

luminous retinoscope
luminousity
luminously
luminousness
luminousnesses
lumiphore
lumiphores
lumiracoxib
lumirhodopsin
lumisome
lumisterol
lumma
lumme
lummier
lummiest
lummox (current term)
lummoxes
lummy
lump
lump in one's throat
lump it
lump sugar
lump sum
lump to one's throat
lump together
lumpability
lumpectomies
lumpectomy
lumped
lumpen

Literary usage of Lummox

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Seventeen: A Tale of Youth and Summer Time and the Baxter Family, Especially by Booth Tarkington (1916)
"... PAT lummox IN the morning sunshine, Mrs. Baxter stood at the top of the steps of the front porch, addressing her son, who listened impatiently and edged ..."

2. The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography by Historical Society of Pennsylvania (1888)
"As early as January 22, 1725, William lummox, " in consideration of the sum of ... lummox now lives," the boundaries of which began in the line of William ..."

3. The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography by Historical Society of Pennsylvania (1888)
"As early as January 22, 1725, William lummox, " in consideration of the sum of five shillings of current silver money," conveyed unto John Knowles and ..."

4. Publications by English Dialect Society (1896)
"lummox. A fat unwieldy person, and very stupid to boot; heavy in mind and body, ... Ex.' Look o' yin great lummox, lazing and lolloping about. ..."

5. An American Glossary by Richard Hopwood Thornton (1912)
"1857 I hope you'll leave somebody else to home besides this lazy lummox.—JG Holland, ' The Bay Path,' p. 381. 1871 I would trust [the Roman cart-horse] to ..."

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