More definitions of "lump":
- (noun): A large piece of something without definite shape.
Example: "A lump of coal"
- (verb): Put together indiscriminately.
Example: "Lump together all the applicants"
Famous quotes containing the word lump:
“A poem ... begins as a lump in the throat, a sense of wrong, a homesickness, a lovesickness.... It finds the thought and the thought finds the words.”
—Robert Frost (18741963)
“In this nadir of poetic repute, when the only verse that most people read from one years end to the next is what appears on greetings cards, it is well for us to stop and consider our poets.... Poets are the leaven in the lump of civilization.”
—Elizabeth Janeway (b. 1913)
“A sparrow enters the tree,
A snow lump thrice his own slight size
Descends on him and showers his head and eyes,
And overturns him,”
—Thomas Hardy (18401928)