nouninformal , chiefly North American
A clumsy, stupid person: watch it, you great lummox!
More example sentences
- I will make life so hard for these wretched lummoxes who pass for my servants that the atrocities of Ivan the Terrible will seem like a fairy-picnic!
- In my segment of over-privileged middle-class London, countless respectable parents are sheltering a great lummox of a son whose only apparent plan is never to amount to anything.
- She also starts suggesting that, if the looming lummox had an ‘accident,’ no one would be overly heartbroken.
early 19th century: of unknown origin.
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