- 1 (swelling, protuberance) bulto (masculine); (as result of knock, blow to head) chichón (masculine) a lump in one's throat un nudo en la garganta he felt a lump in his throat se le hizo un nudo en la gargantaMore example sentences
- Some problems may be detected-and treated-early by examining your pet weekly for lumps, bumps and skin irritations.
- I know of people who suffered the lumps and bumps of skin cancers and the inevitable dire consequences.
- From March to September last year, he believed he had beaten the disease but the lump in his neck returned and on October 16 he was told the cancer had returned.
- 2 2.1 (piece) (— of coal, iron, clay, cheese) trozo (masculine), pedazo (masculine); (— of sugar) terrón (masculine) there were lumps in the sauce había grumos en la salsa 2.2 (whole, total) in one lump de una vez, de golpe [colloquial/familiar] (before noun/delante del nombre) lump payment pago (masculine) únicoMore example sentences
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- After everyone had eaten, she handed them each a lump of the sticky substance.
- Alex stared down at the lump of an unknown substance currently residing on his lunch tray.
- Michael will talk about the book and use a lump of stone and a piece of gold to illustrate themes of alchemy.
- In contrast, having them sing is like using two lumps of sugar when one will do.
- She poured herself a cup of tea, adding three lumps of sugar since she loved sweets, and sipped it noisily.
- Feeding him a few lumps of sugar, she was finally able to coax him into allowing her to put on his saddle.
- 3 [colloquial/familiar] [pejorative/peyorativo] (person) zoquete (masculine and feminine) [colloquial/familiar]More example sentences
- So long as he and his fellow big lumps fulfil their obligations, Celtic will be through to the third round.
- They were just wonderful, beyond wonderful for such a bunch of big hairy lumps, and it was great to see them playing a small-ish venue.
- Getting stared at by a young girl still fascinated by big western lumps?
- 4(lumps plural)(beating, punishment) (American English/inglés norteamericano) [slang/argot] to give sb their lumps darle* una paliza a algn [colloquial/familiar] he wasn't willing to take his lumps no quería llevarse los palos [colloquial/familiar]