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Definition of "lumbering" []

  • The business of felling trees for lumber. (noun)
  • Clumsy or awkward. (adjective)
  • Heavy, slow and laborious; ponderous. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "lumbering" in a sentence
  • "I am a huge fan of fast, movie style fiction, so the slow lumbering is too much for me."
  • "The buildings look animate, Elizabeth, as though they are about to begin lumbering forward — perhaps to scrape against the wires in order to remove the barnacles."
  • "Didn't you see the 263 word lumbering monster of a comment I painfully and needlessly deposited late yesterday evening."