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1lump/ˈlʌmp/noun
plurallumps
1lump
/ˈlʌmp/
noun
plurallumps
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, informalortake a lot of lumps
: to be badly beaten or hurt — usually used figuratively
2lump/ˈlʌmp/verb
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2lump
/ˈlʌmp/
verb
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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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