Lummox



[luhm-uh ks] /ˈlʌm əks/

noun, Informal.
1.
a clumsy, stupid person.
/ˈlʌməks/
noun
1.
(informal) a clumsy or stupid person
n.

1825, East Anglian slang, perhaps from dumb ox, influenced by lumbering; or from E. Anglian dialectal form of verb lummock “move heavily or clumsily,” of uncertain origin.

noun

A stupid, clumsy person; klutz

[1841+; fr British dialect fr lummock, ”lump”]

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