lummox

[ luhm-uh ks ]SEE DEFINITION OF lummox
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The lummox rose to her feet with a broad grin and permitted herself to be taken out.

WORD ORIGIN

1825, East Anglian slang, perhaps from dumb ox, influenced by lumbering; or from E. Anglian dialectal form of verb lummock "move heavily or clumsily," of uncertain origin.

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