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English definition of “lumpen”

lumpen

adjective uk   /ˈlʌm.pən/ us  

lumpen adjective (PERSON)

informal disapproving describes people who are not clever or well educated, and who are not interested in changing or improving their situation: the lumpen proletariat (= unskilled working people)Stupid and sillyOf unsound mind

lumpen adjective (OBJECT)

disapproving heavy and awkwardThick, dense and heavy
(Definition of lumpen from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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