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1 lump /ˈlʌmp/ noun
plural lumps
1 lump
/ˈlʌmp/
noun
plural lumps
Learner's definition of LUMP
[count]
: a small piece or mass of something
: an area of swelling or growth on your body

a lump in your throat

: a tight feeling in your throat that you get when you are about to start crying or when you are trying not to cry

take your lumps

US, informal or take a lot of lumps
: to be badly beaten or hurt
usually used figuratively
2 lump /ˈlʌmp/ verb
lumps; lumped; lumping
2 lump
/ˈlʌmp/
verb
lumps; lumped; lumping
Learner's definition of LUMP
[+ object] : to put (people or things) together or in the same group
[no object] : to form lumps : to become lumpy

lump it

informal
: to accept or allow something unpleasant or unwanted usually used in the phrase like it or lump it
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