Adjective "Lump" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Lump


    Definition:

    1. a piece or mass of solid matter without regular shape or of no particular shape: a lump of coal.

    2. a protuberance or swelling: a blow that raised a lump on his head.

    3. an aggregation, collection, or mass; clump: All the articles were piled in a great lump.

    4. Also called lump of sugar. a small block of granulated sugar, designed for sweetening hot coffee, tea, etc.: How many lumps do you take in your coffee?

    5. majority; plurality; multitude: The great lump of voters a

    Origin:
    lump

    Examples:

    "pensions can be lump."

    "outlays can be lump."

    "contributions can be lump."