French translation of 'lumber'
- (= timber)
bois m de charpente
- (British, informal)
to lumber sb with sth
coller (inf) qch à qn,
refiler (inf) qch à qnto be lumbered with sth
devoir se coltiner (inf) qchto be lumbered with doing sth
⇒ I'm lumbered with cleaning the toilets.
Je dois me coltiner le nettoyage des W-C.,
On m'a refilé les WC à nettoyer.to be lumbered with sb
devoir se coltiner qn
⇒ I was lumbered with that madman all evening.
J'ai dû me coltiner ce tordu toute la soirée.
- (= move slowly and clumsily)
⇒ He turned and lumbered back to his chair.
Il retourna à sa chaise d'un pas pesant.
Example Sentences Including 'lumber'
It was a piece of rough lumber , still with the bark on it, about four feet long.Fools Gold
So you say,' Sonia turned on her heel with a sort of shuddering lumber.TICKLED PINK (2002)
With the opening of Union Hill, he was going to have to purchase all his lumber at full retail price.No Body
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'lumber' in Other Languages
- Brazilian Portuguese: mover-se pesadamente
- Chinese: 缓缓前进
- European Spanish: moverse pesadamente
- French: marcher pesamment
- German: tapsen
- Italian: muoversi pesantemente
- Japanese: のそのそ～へ行く
- Korean: 느릿느릿 움직이다
- Portuguese: mover-se pesadamente
- Spanish: moverse pesadamente
Translation of lumber from the Collins English to French Dictionary