lump lump  /ˈləmp/


  1. (n) a compact mass
  2. (n) an abnormal protuberance or localized enlargement
  3. (n) an awkward stupid person
  4. (n) a large piece of something without definite shape
  5. (v) put together indiscriminately
  6. (v) group or chunk together in a certain order or place side by side


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  1. But Ellen's lump had come on too fast; it felt fleshy and, most significantly, unlike arthritis, it wasn't tender at all.
  2. Place's doctor didn't think much of the lump either, but recommended a mammogram nonetheless.
  3. She was worried about the lump and worried about the children who were worrying about her.


  1. Nationwide Offers Regular Premium Investments Options

    Nationwide is to introduce a regular premium option for new customers alongside its existing lump sum investments.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Chavez sues over insurance settlement

    Jockey Jorge Chavez, who has not ridden since going down in a spill on Dec. 4, 2011, at Aqueduct in New York, has filed a lawsuit against the insurance company covering riders at New York racetracks seeking a lump sum payout of nearly $1 million.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Daily Racing Form

  3. Financial help for patients fighting cancer

    There are many resources available to cancer patients to help lower their costs while undergoing treatment. After finding a lump in her breast, Laura Wells had to wait nearly six months before getting a confirmed diagnosis of cancer.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Los Angeles Times


  1. "I won't lump all of these incidents into a bowl and deal with it," Goodell said Wednesday. "I'm not trying to send a signal here and make examples of people. We'll do what we need to protect the integrity of the NFL. That's our objective....
    on Mar 28, 2007 By: Roger Goodell Source:

  2. Symonds told the hosts: "They're trying to use him (McCullum) as the out because he's a Kiwi. Yep, we love to hate them, but he's the lump of s---, sorry, lump of cow dirt, that people are thinking of. Now to get away from that, the actual topic is...
    on Jan 23, 2009 By: Andrew Symonds Source: Melbourne Herald Sun

  3. "Everybody had a lump in their throat before the game," Yankees manager Joe Torre said. "You couldn't help but choke up."
    on Apr 2, 2007 By: Joe Torre Source:

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