how to pronounce lumbering


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the above transcription of lumbering is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

lumbering is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of lumbering in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… to have to get a slow and lumbering bus …”

meanings of lumbering


  1. The act of one who lumbers; heavy, clumsy movement.
  2. The business of felling trees for lumber.


  1. Clumsy or awkward.
  2. Heavy, slow and laborious; ponderous.

lumbering frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word lumbering occurs in english on average 1.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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