Spanish translation of 'lumber'
1. (= wood) (especially US) maderos mpl
2. (informal) (= junk) trastos mpl viejos
1. (British) (informal) (= encumber)
to lumber sb with sth hacer que algn cargue con algo ⧫ endilgar algo a algn
he got lumbered with the job le endilgaron el trabajo
I got lumbered with the girl for the afternoon tuve que cargar toda la tarde con la chica ⧫ me endilgaron a la chica toda la tarde
2. (= fill)
to lumber sth with sth atiborrar algo de algo
cortar y aserrar árboles ⧫ explotar los bosques
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Some models suggest that the lumber price could trend towards a high more than 300 per cent above its 2009 low.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
After an agonising wait for the elephants to arrive, we climb aboard and lumber into the woods.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
On game drives, the trucks lumber past them without pause.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
As the food trucks came lumbering down the road, passing the city of shacks and tents, the whole camp stood up as one.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Most employers today are far more worried about skills shortages than about being lumbered with too many staff.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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'lumber' in Other Languages
British English: lumber NOUN
Lumber consists of trees and large pieces of wood that have been roughly cut up.
It was made of soft lumber, spruce by the look of it.
British English: lumber VERB
If someone or something lumbers from one place to another, they move there very slowly and clumsily.
He turned and lumbered back to his chair.
Translation of lumber from the Collins English to Spanish Dictionary