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lumber

See definition of lumber on Dictionary.com
  • verbwalk heavily, clumsily
  • verbburden

synonyms for lumber

  • plod
  • shuffle
  • slog
  • trudge
  • trundle
  • waddle
  • barge
  • clump
  • galumph
  • lump
  • shamble
  • stump
See also synonyms for: lumbered / lumbering
  • charge
  • cumber
  • encumber
  • lade
  • land
  • load
  • saddle
  • tax
  • weigh
  • impose upon

antonyms for lumber

MOST RELEVANT
  • tiptoe
  • glide
  • relieve
  • unburden
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How to use lumber in a sentence

The road had been built for bringing down lumber, and for six miles it was at perilous angles.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
Scattergood fairly licked his lips as he thought of the millions upon millions of feet of spruce to be sawed into lumber.
SCATTERGOOD BAINESCLARENCE BUDINGTON KELLAND
But they can't run the mill without the log yard and the yard to pile out their lumber.
SCATTERGOOD BAINESCLARENCE BUDINGTON KELLAND
Next opening the false back of the cupboard, he passed through to the lumber-room beyond, and partly closed the second door.
DOPESAX ROHMER
The Spaniard's boat was lashed so that no mortal could get her clear, and the little craft was used as a sort of lumber-closet.
THE CHEQUERSJAMES RUNCIMAN
The fourth largest employer of workers engaged in manufacturing is the lumber and lumber products industry.
HALLOWED HERITAGE: THE LIFE OF VIRGINIADOROTHY M. TORPEY
Whenever there was a log which was too heavy for Kari to lift, they would each take one end of it and lift it on the lumber wagon.
KARI THE ELEPHANTDHAN GOPAL MUKERJI
It was very interesting to see that he learned all the tricks of the lumber trade in a few days.
KARI THE ELEPHANTDHAN GOPAL MUKERJI
I carry down a good deal of lumber, and shall work reasonably hard.
PRIVATE LETTERS OF EDWARD GIBBON (1753-1794) VOLUME 1 (OF 2)EDWARD GIBBON
Fortunately the penny fell right; and he spent the night at a farmhouse, and the next day got back to the lumber-camp.
LOVE'S PILGRIMAGEUPTON SINCLAIR
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO LUMBER

  • barge
  • bumble
  • clatter
  • clomp
  • galumph
  • hobble
  • limp
  • lumber
  • plod
  • scuff
  • stamp
  • stomp
  • stumble
  • stump
  • thud
  • thump
  • tramp
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