cumbrous cumbrous


  • (adj) difficult to handle or use especially because of size or weight


  1. Though it has yet to show up in sales, this determined assault on Chrysler's cumbrous structure has already shown up in the company's books.
  2. His members are large, cumbrous, powerful, those of a toiler, of a great struggler.
  3. But the play's movement is often slow and cumbrous, and its wit is much of the time labored and thin.


  • Columbia’s Biggest Baby: 43-Pound, 8-Month-Old The Size of a 6-Year-Old

    Eight-month-old Santiago Mendoza tips the scale at exactly 43.4 pounds. Due to his cumbrous state, he’s been coined “Columbia’s Biggest Baby” by media outlets in South America. Although the baby’s size has garnered international attention, his morbid obesity is considered life-threatening. According to Mirror UK, Mendoza has been hospitalized numerous times due to health complications... Read ...
    on March 20, 2014     Source: The Inquisitr


  • ...late Alan Clark, a minister and bon vivant in Margaret Thatcher's Tory government, described in his diaries about how, after sharing three bottles of wine with a friend, he found himself publicly "sneering at the more cumbrous and...
    on Jan 10, 2006 By: Alan Clark Source: International Herald Tribune

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