Definition of 'lumbering'
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The internet has undercut the lumbering movements of the fashion industry. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The capital is a lumbering beast - and we love it that way. Times, Sunday Times (2007)I love being tall and strong but that is little use today; huge and lumbering are more apt. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It loves to rev and is the exact opposite of a big, lumbering American engine. Times, Sunday Times (2012)All he had was a big skirt and a pink rubber glove, but his lumbering gait and innocent, chewing face were truly brilliant. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Apart from his moments of glory on the American football field, he is a lumbering giant mostly used to elicit reactions from the cast around him. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Used Occasionally. lumbering is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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