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Definition of 'lumber'

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Most employers today are far more worried about skills shortages than about being lumbered with too many staff. Times, Sunday Times (2011)On game drives, the trucks lumber past them without pause. Times, Sunday Times (2012)After an agonising wait for the elephants to arrive, we climb aboard and lumber into the woods. Times, Sunday Times (2007)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)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)

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Translations for 'lumber'

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.
  • American English: lumber
  • 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
  • European Portuguese: mover-se pesadamente
  • Spanish: moverse pesadamente

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