cumbrous : Definition, Usages, News and More
- s difficult to handle or use especially because of size or weight
cumbrous protective clothing
- Encased from head to foot in chromium-plated steel armor, Alpha sat on a specially constructed dais with its cumbrous feet securely bolted to the floor, stared impassively over .
- At the Rehn Galleries, Manhattan, were exhibited recent paintings by George Bellows, whose Crucifixion (depicting a gaunt, muscular, cumbrous Christ) precipitated violent .
- Lord Vansittart, long an exponent of intelligent toughness, observed that nothing could be "more ridiculous than trying major war criminalsthose big shotswith cumbrous .
News & Articles
- 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 ...
March 20, 2014 - The Inquisitr
- Alan Clark in International Herald Tribune
...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...