Lump it

verb phrase

To accept or swallow something one does not like: It was a lousy deal, but I just had to lump it

Related Terms

lumps, like it or lump it

[1791+; fr earlier sense of lump, ”dislike, reject,” probably related to the sense ”strike, thrash”]


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