AskDefine | Define lumpen

Dictionary Definition

lumpen adj : mentally sluggish [syn: lumpish, unthinking]

User Contributed Dictionary

see Lumpen





  1. Of or referring to social outcasts.
  2. Of or relating to the lumpenproletariat.
  3. Plebeian

Old English



Verb form

  1. past participle of limpan

Extensive Definition

Lumpen can refer to:

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

abject, abominable, amorphic, amorphous, anarchic, arrant, at leisure, at liberty, at loose ends, atrocious, available, baggy, base, beat-up, bedraggled, beggarly, blobby, blowzy, blurred, blurry, boorish, careless, chaotic, characterless, cheesy, chintzy, churlish, cloddish, clodhopping, clownish, confused, contemptible, countrified, country-born, country-bred, crummy, debased, degraded, depraved, despicable, dilapidated, dirty, disengaged, disgusting, disorderly, drabbletailed, draggled, draggletailed, execrable, fallow, farmerish, featureless, flagrant, formless, foul, free, from the sticks, frowzy, frumpish, frumpy, fulsome, fuzzy, grave, gross, grubby, hayseed, hazy, heinous, hick, hicky, hobnailed, idle, in rags, inchoate, indecisive, indefinite, indeterminate, inform, informal, inurbane, jobless, kaleidoscopic, leisure, leisured, little, loose, loutish, low, low-down, lumpish, mangy, mean, measly, messy, miserable, misty, monstrous, mussy, nefarious, negligent, nondescript, obnoxious, obscure, odious, off, off duty, off work, orderless, otiose, out of employ, out of harness, out of work, paltry, petty, poky, poor, ragged, raggedy, rank, reptilian, rube, ruinous, scabby, scraggly, scrubby, scruffy, scummy, scurvy, seedy, shabby, shapeless, shoddy, slack, slatternly, slipshod, sloppy, slovenly, sluttish, small, sordid, squalid, tacky, tattered, unclear, uncouth, uncultivated, uncultured, undefined, unemployable, unemployed, unkempt, unmentionable, unneat, unoccupied, unordered, unorganized, unpolished, unrefined, unsightly, untidy, up-country, vague, vile, wretched, yokel, yokelish
Privacy Policy, About Us, Terms and Conditions, Contact Us
Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.2
Material from Wikipedia, Wiktionary, Dict
Valid HTML 4.01 Strict, Valid CSS Level 2.1