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clump

noun uk   us   /klʌmp/

clump noun (GROUP)

[C] a group, especially of trees or flowers: a clump of grass/daffodils

clump noun (LUMP)

[C] a solid mass of something such as soil: There were big clumps of soil on his boots.

clump noun (NOISY STEPS)

[C usually singular] the loud sound of slow, heavy steps: We could hear the clump of his feet on the wooden floor.

clump

verb uk   us   /klʌmp/

clump verb (WALK NOISILY)

[I + adv/prep] to walk noisily with slow, heavy steps: She clumped around the room/up the stairs in her boots.

clump verb (FORM GROUP)

[I or T] to form a group, or to put things into a group: As it started to rain, everyone clumped together in doorways.
Translations of “clump”
in Vietnamese bụi cây…
in Spanish grupo…
in Thai กลุ่มก้อน…
in Malaysian rumpun…
in French bouquet, massif…
in German die (Baum-) Gruppe…
in Chinese (Traditional) 群, (尤指樹木或花)叢,簇,群…
in Indonesian rumpun…
in Russian пучок, куст…
in Turkish ağaç/bitki kümesi, topluluğu…
in Chinese (Simplified) 群, (尤指树木或花)丛,簇,群…
in Polish kępa…
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