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Synonyms for lumbering
lum·ber·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. lumberingadjective

    the trade of cutting or preparing or selling timber

    Antonyms:
    light-footed

  2. heavy, lumbering, ponderousadjective

    slow and laborious because of weight

    "the heavy tread of tired troops"; "moved with a lumbering sag-bellied trot"; "ponderous prehistoric beasts"; "a ponderous yawn"

    Synonyms:
    laboured, sullen, laborious, overweight, toilsome, intemperate, with child(p), sound, wakeless, dense, grueling, heavy(p), threatening, grave, cloggy, heavy(a), large(p), clayey, enceinte, grievous, fleshy, weighed down, hard, weighty, impenetrable, gruelling, expectant, ponderous, backbreaking, sonorous, great(p), profound, operose, heavy, arduous, big(a), labored, punishing, gravid, big(p), lowering, leaden

    Antonyms:
    light-footed

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. lumberingadjective

    Synonyms:
    trudging, moving slowly

  2. lumberingadjective

    Synonyms:
    cumbrous, cumbersome, clumsy, awkward, unwieldy

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. lumberingadjective

    Synonyms:
    unwieldy, ponderous, cumbersome, ungraceful

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "lumbering":

    logging, forestry

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How to use lumbering in a sentence?

  1. Nancy Pelosi:

    Americans know that these dinosaurs should be lumbering off into the sunset – at least Trump was only in Washington for 4 years.


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