To accept or swallow something one does not like: It was a lousy deal, but I just had to lump it
lumps, like it or lump it
[1791+; fr earlier sense of lump, ”dislike, reject,” probably related to the sense ”strike, thrash”]
noun 1. 1 (def 4).
[luhmp] /lʌmp/ noun 1. a piece or mass of solid matter without regular shape or of no particular shape: a lump of coal. 2. a protuberance or swelling: a blow that raised a lump on his head. 3. an aggregation, collection, or mass; clump: All the articles were piled in a great lump. 4. Also […]
/ˈlʌmpˌsʌkə/ noun 1. See lumpfish
- Lump uncurrying
Chin’s generalisation of uncurrying. A curried function taking several tuples as arguments can be transformed to take a single tuple containing all the components of the original tuples.