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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Difficult to handle or use especially because of size or weight.

Usage examples (29)
  • "hallowed fountains," and "solemn sound;" but in all Gray's odes there is a kind of cumbrous splendour which we wish away.
  • It was effective but an expensive and cumbrous method.
  • The apparatus is too cumbrous, -- you do not turn to it.
  • Floated a cumbrous boat, that was rowed by Acadian boatmen. for more
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