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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishlumpenlum‧pen /ˈlʌmpən, ˈlʊm-/ adjective 🔊 🔊 1 relating to the poorest and least educated people from the working class2 large, heavy, and lumpy 🔊 Her body felt lumpen and awkward.
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lumpenThese were the days when rock was being shooed out in disgrace, a lumpen confusion of scratched armpits and muddled motives.The individuality and richness of their lives - given a glance of a chance - mocked such lumpen labels.Both families had been transformed from what might be called a lumpen peasantry into what Marx did call the lumpen proletariat.
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