What does clump mean?

Definitions for clumpklʌmp

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word clump.

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"


  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

  6. Origin: [Cf. D. klomp lump, G. klump, klumpen, Dan. klump, Sw. klump; perh. akin to L. globus, E. globe. Cf. Club.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Clump

    klump, n. a thick, short, shapeless piece of anything: a cluster of trees or shrubs: a thick sole put on in addition.—v.i. to walk heavily.—v.t. to put in a clump.—n.pl. Clumps, a parlour game of question and answer—also Clubs.—adj. Clump′y, abounding in clumps: heavy. [Prob. Scand.; Dan. klump, a lump. Cf. Ger. klump, and Club.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of clump in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of clump in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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Translations for clump

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • буца, тропотBulgarian
  • Klumpen, Büschel, PlumpsGerman
  • grumo, matorral, plop, amontonar, mechón, marcharSpanish
  • kimppu, tömäys, ryväs, vesakko, tiheikkö, klusteri, nippu, kasauma, pensaikkoFinnish
  • tomIrish
  • glebeskarIdo
  • клок, зарослиRussian
  • klumpa, klump, snår, klumpa ihop, klampaSwedish

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