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Definition of lumber verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

lumber

 verb
verb
NAmE//ˈlʌmbər//
 
[intransitive] + adv./prep.Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they lumber
 
he / she / it lumbers
 
past simple lumbered
 
-ing form lumbering
 
 
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to move in a slow, heavy, and awkward way A family of elephants lumbered by. The huge convoy of trucks lumbered out of the city.
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