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verb     lumber pronunciation in British English
Word Forms
present tense
present participlelumbering
past tenselumbered
past participlelumbered
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  1. 1
    [transitive] to give someone a job or responsibility that they do not want
    lumber someone with:

    I’m sorry you’ve been lumbered with all the dirty jobs.

  2. 2
    [intransitive] to walk slowly because of being large and heavy
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