lumber

Synonyms and related words:
amble, barge, be all thumbs, beam, beams, billet, blunder, blunder away, blunder into, blunder on, blunder upon, board, boarding, boards, boggle, botch, bowl along, bumble, bundle, bungle, burden, burthen, butcher, cargo, charge, chug on, clamjamfry, clapboard, clog, clump, clutter, commit a gaffe, cord, cordwood, cramp, cripple, cross, cumber, cumbrance, deadweight, deal, debris, difficulty, disadvantage, drag, driftwood, dust, embarrass, embarrassment, encumber, encumbrance, enmesh, ensnarl, entangle, entoil, entrammel, entrap, entwine, faux pas, fetter, firewood, flounce, flounder, foot, footslog, freight, fumble, halt, hamper, hamstring, handicap, hardwood, hippety-hop, hitch, hobble, hop, impede, impediment, impedimenta, impose upon, imposition, inconvenience, involve, jog, jog on, jolt, jumble, jump, junk, lade, lame, land, lath, lathing, lathwork, lime, limp, litter, load, log, lunge, lurch, mar, mince, miscue, muddle, muff, murder, net, odds and ends, onus, overload, pace, pack, paddle, panelboard, paneling, panelwork, peg, penalty, piaffe, piaffer, plank, planking, planks, play havoc with, plod, plod along, plug, plug along, plyboard, plywood, pole, post, prance, press down, puncheon, rack, raff, rejects, riffraff, roll, rub on, rubbish, rubble, saddle, saddle with, sashay, saunter, schlep, scrap, scuff, scuffle, scuttle, shackle, shake, shamble, sheathing, sheathing board, sheeting, shingle, shoddy, shuffle, sideboard, siding, sidle, single-foot, skip, slab, slat, slink, slip, slither, slog, slouch, snarl, softwood, splat, spoil, stagger, stalk, stamp, stave, stick, stick of wood, stomp, stovewood, straddle, straggle, stride, stroll, strut, stumble, stump, swagger, swing, tangle, tax, three-by-four, timber, timbering, timberwork, tittup, toddle, toil, totter, traipse, trammel, tramp, trash, trip, trouble, truck, trudge, two-by-four, waddle, wamble, weatherboard, weigh, weigh down, weight, white elephant, wiggle, wobble, wood

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  • Lumber — Lum ber, n. [Prob. fr. Lombard, the Lombards being the money lenders and pawnbrokers of the Middle Ages. A lumber room was, according to Trench, originally a Lombard room, or room where the Lombard pawnbroker stored his pledges. See {Lombard}.] 1 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lumber — lumber1 [lum′bər] n. [< ? LOMBARD: orig., pawnbroker s shop or storeroom, hence pawned articles in storage, hence stored articles, hence lumber] 1. miscellaneous discarded household articles, furniture, etc. stored away or taking up room ☆ 2.… …   English World dictionary

  • Lumber — Lum ber, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Lumbered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Lumbering}.] 1. To heap together in disorder. Stuff lumbered together. Rymer. [1913 Webster] 2. To fill or encumber with lumber; as, to lumber up a room. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lumber — lum‧ber [ˈlʌmbə ǁ ər] noun [uncountable] wood that has been prepared for sale; = TIMBER: • The company operates 50 lumber and building material retail stores. * * * lumber UK US /ˈlʌmbər/ noun [U] NATURAL RESOURCES ► TIMBER( …   Financial and business terms

  • lumber — [v1] walk heavily, clumsily barge, clump, galumph, lump, plod, shamble, shuffle, slog, stump, trudge, trundle, waddle; concept 151 Ant. glide lumber [v2] burden charge, cumber, encumber, impose upon, lade, land, load, saddle, tax, weigh; concept… …   New thesaurus

  • Lumber — Lum ber, v. i. 1. To move heavily, as if burdened. [1913 Webster] 2. [Cf. dial. Sw. lomra to resound.] To make a sound as if moving heavily or clumsily; to rumble. Cowper. [1913 Webster] 3. To cut logs in the forest, or prepare timber for market …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lumber — Lumber, so v.w. Fettgans …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • lumber — *stumble, trip, blunder, lurch, flounder, galumph, lollop, bumble …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • lumber — ► VERB ▪ move in a slow, heavy, awkward way. ORIGIN perhaps symbolic of clumsy movement …   English terms dictionary

  • Lumber — Timber redirects here. For other uses, see Timber (disambiguation). Timber in storage for later processing at a sawmill …   Wikipedia

  • lumber — {{11}}lumber (n.) timber sawn into rough planks, 1660s, Amer.Eng. (Massachusetts), earlier disused bit of furniture; heavy, useless objects (1550s), probably from LUMBER (Cf. lumber) (v.), perhaps influenced by Lombard, from the Italian… …   Etymology dictionary

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