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lumpen

adjective uk   us   /ˈlʌm.pən/

lumpen adjective (PERSON)

informal disapproving used to describe 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)

lumpen adjective (OBJECT)

disapproving heavy and awkward
Translations of “lumpen”
in Chinese (Traditional) 人, 愚蠢的, 無知的,沒文化的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 人, 愚蠢的, 无知的,没文化的…
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