Definitions for clumpklʌmp

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. a small cluster, esp. of trees or other plants.

  2. a lump or mass.

  3. a heavy, thumping step, sound, etc.

  4. a cluster of agglutinated bacteria, red blood cells, etc.

    Category: Immunology

  5. Ref: Also, clomp.

  6. to gather or be gathered into clumps; agglutinate.

    Category: Immunology

  7. (v.t.)to form into a clump; mass.

Origin of clump:

1580–90; akin to D klompe lump, mass, OE clympre lump of metal




Princeton's WordNet

  1. bunch, clump, cluster, clustering(noun)

    a grouping of a number of similar things

    "a bunch of trees"; "a cluster of admirers"

  2. ball, clod, glob, lump, clump, chunk(noun)

    a compact mass

    "a ball of mud caught him on the shoulder"

  3. thump, thumping, clump, clunk, thud(verb)

    a heavy dull sound (as made by impact of heavy objects)

  4. clop, clump, clunk, plunk(verb)

    make or move along with a sound as of a horse's hooves striking the ground

  5. cluster, constellate, flock, clump(verb)

    come together as in a cluster or flock

    "The poets constellate in this town every summer"

  6. clump, clomp(verb)

    walk clumsily

  7. bunch, bunch up, bundle, cluster, clump(verb)

    gather or cause to gather into a cluster

    "She bunched her fingers into a fist"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. clump(noun)ʌmp

    a group of plants together

    a clump of grass/trees


  1. clump(Noun)

    A cluster or lump

  2. clump(Noun)

    A thick group or bunch, especially of bushes or hair.

  3. clump(Noun)

    A dull thud.

  4. clump(Verb)

    To form clusters or lumps

  5. clump(Verb)

    To gather into thick groups

  6. clump(Verb)

    To walk with a heavy footfalls.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Clump(noun)

    an unshaped piece or mass of wood or other substance

  2. Clump(noun)

    a cluster; a group; a thicket

  3. Clump(noun)

    the compressed clay of coal strata

  4. Clump(verb)

    to arrange in a clump or clumps; to cluster; to group

  5. Clump(verb)

    to tread clumsily; to clamp

Translations for clump

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a group (eg of trees or bushes).

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