lumpy lumpy  /ˈləm pi/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) like or containing small sticky lumps
  2. (adj) having lumps; not smooth and even in texture

Usage(s):

  1. Still clear--except for a lumpy bag of leaves on the curb.
  2. Instead of lumpy, amateur videos that halt and lurch every few seconds, new services are offering high-quality, full-screen video.
  3. I'm sentimental about many things: the lumpy feel of a baby's unused feet, the metallic smell of the air before the first snow, the last scene in It's a Wonderful life.

News

  1. Big Meadow fire rescue team helps save fallen climber

    A helicopter and rescue crew working on the Big Meadows fire were used to help save a 36-year-old climber who fell approximately 40 feet on Friday afternoon while climbing in the Lumpy Ridge area on the east side of Rocky Mountain National Park.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Denver Post

  2. more news

    A 36-year-old climber from Golden was rescued Friday afternoon from the Lumpy Ridge area of Rocky Mountain National Park after fell approximately 40 feet on Sundance Buttress.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Estes Park Trail Gazette

  3. Hypervelocity Stars - The Countdown #24

    The Countdown is a biweekly show highlighting the top space stories. In this episode: Lumpy Lunar Gravity, Curiosity's Next Journey, Tracking Space Warps, Smallest Galaxy Ever Found, and Hypervelocity Stars
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Scientific American

Quotes

  1. "Investment banking is lumpy by nature and also characterized by periodic down cycles," said Chief Executive Roger Altman. "We will have occasional weak quarters, and this was one of them."
    on May 12, 2008 By: Roger Altman Source: Reuters

  2. "Most people would probably say, `Oh, he sounds OK,' but we know, you know, that it will be a little bit lumpy," Clapton said, before he and his band blazed through a two-hour set heavy on such hits as "I Shot the Sheriff," "Wonderful Tonight"...
    on Oct 3, 2006 By: Eric Clapton Source: 6abc.com

  3. "We expected it to be a little choppy, and it definitely is choppy," Solo said. "You can tell they tried to replace some divots with some big sheets of grass. So it's lumpy, not ideal. But with our skill and touch on the ball we will be just...
    on Sep 16, 2007 By: Hope Solo Source: International Herald Tribune

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