adjective (clumpier, clumpiest)
- 1 (also clompy) (clompier, clompiest) British (Of shoes or boots) heavy and inelegant: opaque tights and clumpy shoesMore example sentences
- The girls share an awkward, boxy physical presence, highlighted by their penchant for vintage clothes and clompy boots.
- Even in the cabaret shows you will see the girls in huge clumpy shoes and boots.
- She was a gauche tomboy from the projects, in clumpy boots and combats.
- 2Forming or showing a tendency to form clumps: ultraviolet radiation penetrates the clumpy cloudsMore example sentences
- Why, given its exceedingly smooth beginnings, is the universe so clumpy, on all scales from galaxies to galactic superclusters?
- Sure enough, there was a huge shell of clumpy, hole-riddled gas that looked like a nearly dissipated planetary nebula.
- The early Universe was smooth and homogenous, quite a contrast from the clumpy array of galaxies and clusters of galaxies observed today.
More definitions of clumpyDefinition of clumpy in:
- The US English dictionary