lummox


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lummox

and lommix and lummux (ˈləmɑks and ˈləməks)
n. a heavy, awkward, stupid person, usually a male. Sam is what you would call a lummux—but not to his face, of course.
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Tearful phone calls and the phrases no shaven headed lummox wants to hear ensued: "You've broken my heart" and "You've torn my family apart".
The fact remains that neither card trumps the requirement that the sport be seen to reward talent, training and dedication and not the lummox rolling the medical dice with the newest drug.
He plans a romantic meal and a proposal of marriage - except the big lummox is too late, she's already been caught by gangster Andy.
After I've done with this lummox in front of me (Ustinov) I want Bermane Stiverne for the WBC title.
So the lummox survived at the expense of the girl who moved with so much grace it looked like she was made of gossamer.
Dawn doesn't love me," greasyfaced lummox Garry finally realised.
Addy makes the most of the material, Gertz almost convinces us she'd be saddled with such a lummox, and the genial atmosphere of the program helps us forget horrible groaners such as Bill advising his son about the ``wannatouchaboobie tribe,'' which isn't funny the first time and is even worse when repeated later in the episode.
The Dog is my dog, a great, mischievous lummox of an animal who would be on an Asbo by now if he were human.
His parents (Michael Milhoan and Gigi Rice) already betray signs of the rift that will separate them in Joel's bleak future: She has all sorts of ingenious get-rich-quick schemes - fancy coffee emporiums, Post-It Notes - that her loutish husband repeatedly and insensitively denigrates, while consistently conjuring patently idiotic ideas (asbestos ceiling tiles) and in general behaving like a Cro-Magnon lummox.
It's a silver Mac G4 Powerbook with a screensaver picture of my great lummox of a golden retriever.
That sweet, lovable, child-like lummox we'd watched for a decade, doubting he had the talent to win the title, had finally done it.
At six foot seven and nearly 18 stone, the Ukrainian may look like a lumbering lummox, but he has a punch (as Mike Tyson once said of Razor Ruddock) "like a f*** mule kick".
IT is two and a half years since Audley Harrison celebrated his Olympic gold medal by turning pro, and Saturday night's win over another static lummox suggests definite signs of progress.
In 1977, with the tournament at her mercy, she contrived to lose a semi-final to Betty Stove from Holland before Virginia Wade, another classic choker, did her best to hand the title to the big Dutch lummox.