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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [kluhmp]
    • /klʌmp/
    • /klʌmp/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [kluhmp]
    • /klʌmp/

Definitions of clumping word

  • noun clumping a small, close group or cluster, especially of trees or other plants. 1
  • noun clumping a lump or mass. 1
  • noun clumping a heavy, thumping step, sound, etc. 1
  • noun clumping Immunology. a cluster of agglutinated bacteria, red blood cells, etc. 1
  • noun clumping a thick extra sole on a shoe. 1
  • verb without object clumping Also, clomp. to walk heavily and clumsily. 1

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Origin of clumping

First appearance:

before 1580
One of the 35% oldest English words
1580-90; akin to Dutch klompe lump, mass, Old English clympre lump of metal

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Parts of speech for Clumping


clumping popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 92% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

clumping usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for clumping

noun clumping

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