Definition of Lumper

1. Noun. A laborer who loads and unloads vessels in a port.




2. Noun. A taxonomist who classifies organisms into large groups on the basis of major characteristics.
Generic synonyms: Systematist, Taxonomer, Taxonomist
Derivative terms: Lump
Antonyms: Splitter

Definition of Lumper

1. n. The European eelpout; -- called also lumpen.

2. n. One who lumps.

Definition of Lumper

1. Noun. The European eelpout; -- called also lumpen. ¹

2. Noun. Extra labor hired by a trucking company to assist a driver and/or customer unloading or loading a truck. ¹

3. Noun. (context: biology linguistics) A scientist in one of various fields who prefers to keep categories such as species or dialects together in larger groups. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Lumper

1. a laborer employed to load and unload ships [n -S]

Medical Definition of Lumper

1. The European eelpout. Synonym: lumpen. Origin: Cf. Lamper eel. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Literary usage of Lumper

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1. An Analytical Digest of All the Reported Cases Determined in the House of by Samuel Bealey Harrison, Great Britain Parliament. House of Lords, Great Britain Court of Bankruptcy (1835)
"Where a party of coal-whippers, having a feeling of ill-will towards a coal-lumper, who paid leas than the usual wages, created a mob, and riotously went to ..."

2. Belgravia by Mary Elizabeth Braddon (1873)
"Thereto ascends Mr. Sponge, and without the formality of a knock swings open a partially-closed ' oak,' and admits himself to the presence of Mr. lumper, ..."

3. The Statutes of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland [1807-1868/69] by Great Britain, George Kettilby Rickards (1861)
"Bond of nny Master Porter, Master Stevedore, or Master lumper .shall always be deemed to be and remain wholly <1ш-, notwithstanding any prior Recovery in ..."

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