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clump

[ kluhmp ]SEE DEFINITION OF clump
  • nounmass of something
  • nounthumping noise
  • verbmake thumping noise

Synonyms for clump

  • blob
  • bundle
  • chunk
  • cluster
  • hunk
  • jumble
  • knot
  • lump
  • wad
  • array
  • batch
  • body
  • bunch
  • clutter
  • gob
  • group
  • hodgepodge
  • lot
  • nugget
  • parcel
  • set
  • shock
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Antonyms for clump

  • individual
  • one
  • whole
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CLUMP

On the homeward way they turned into a lane and came to a clump of catnip.

As a rule he waited on the top of the hill in the clump of pines.

Philip repeated to Mr. Stubmore the story he had imparted to Mr. Clump.

How would this clump of bushes serve for a hiding place while we wait?

Crouching low in the shade of a clump of bushes, Grant stole toward the spot.

I suppose the rascally spy isn't still in this clump of timer, eh?

Noon came, and no other soldiers had visited the clump of trees.

Let's take a look in that clump of bushes and see who is there, and what ails him.

Dick climbed a tree on the south side of the clump, and looked toward the south.

We were startled by a sound in the clump of trees behind us.

WORD ORIGIN

1580s, "lump; cluster of trees," from Middle English clompe "a lump" (c.1300), from Dutch klomp "lump, mass," or Middle Low German klumpe "clog, wooden shoe." Old English had clympre "lump, mass of metal."

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR CLUMP

a lot

nounabundance
  • acres
  • batch
  • bulk
  • bunch
  • bundle
  • cargo
  • clump
  • collection
  • galore
  • gobs
  • great deal
  • heaps
  • legion
  • legions
  • load
  • loads
  • lots
  • mass
  • oodles
  • plethora
  • reams
  • scad
  • scads
  • slathers
  • slew
  • stock
  • store
  • tons
  • volume
  • wad
  • whole
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