Definition of Lumber:

  1. Move in a slow, heavy, awkward way.

  2. Wood that is to be used for building, construction, paper, or other similar purposes. Lumber can refer to the wood at any point of the manufacturing process, including before it is processed, and after it has been formed into logs or boards. Also called timber.

Phonetic Pronunciation of Lumber


Origin of word Lumber

1960s of unknown origin.

Synonyms of Lumber

Amble, Barge, Be all thumbs, Beam, Beams, Billet, Blunder, Blunder away, Blunder into, Blunder on, Blunder upon, Board, Boarding, Boards, Boggle, Botch, Bowl along, Bumble, Bundle, Bungle, Burden, Burthen, Butcher, Cargo, Charge, Chug on, Clamjamfry, Clapboard, Clog, Clump, Clutter, Commit a gaffe, Cord, Cordwood, Cramp, Cripple, Cross, Cumber, Cumbrance, Deadweight, Deal, Debris, Difficulty, Disadvantage, Drag, Driftwood, Dust, Embarrass, Embarrassment, Encumber, Encumbrance, Enmesh, Ensnarl, Entangle, Entoil, Entrammel, Entrap, Entwine, Faux pas, Fetter, Firewood, Flounce, Flounder, Foot, Footslog, Freight, Fumble, Halt, Hamper, Hamstring, Handicap, Hardwood, Hippety-hop, Hitch, Hobble, Hop, Impede, Impediment, Impedimenta, Impose upon, Imposition, Inconvenience, Involve, Jog, Jog on, Jolt, Jumble, Jump, Junk, Lade, Lame, Land, Lath, Lathing, Lathwork, Lime, Limp, Litter, Load, Log, Lunge, Lurch, Mar, Mince, Miscue, Muddle, Muff, Murder, Net, Odds and ends, Onus, Overload, Pace, Pack, Paddle, Panelboard, Paneling, Panelwork, Peg, Penalty, Piaffe, Piaffer, Plank, Planking, Planks, Play havoc with, Plod, Plod along, Plug, Plug along, Plyboard, Plywood, Pole, Post, Prance, Press down, Puncheon, Rack, Raff, Rejects, Riffraff, Roll, Rub on, Rubbish, Rubble, Saddle, Saddle with, Sashay, Saunter, Schlep, Scrap, Scuff, Scuffle, Scuttle, Shackle, Shake, Shamble, Sheathing, Sheathing board, Sheeting, Shingle, Shoddy, Shuffle, Sideboard, Siding, Sidle, Single-foot, Skip, Slab, Slat, Slink, Slip, Slither, Slog, Slouch, Snarl, Softwood, Splat, Spoil, Stagger, Stalk, Stamp, Stave, Stick, Stick of wood, Stomp, Stovewood, Straddle, Straggle, Stride, Stroll, Strut, Stumble, Stump, Swagger, Swing, Tangle, Tax, Three-by-four, Timber, Timbering, Timberwork, Tittup, Toddle, Toil, Totter, Traipse, Trammel, Tramp, Trash, Trip, Trouble, Truck, Trudge, Two-by-four, Waddle, Wamble, Weatherboard, Weigh, Weigh down, Weight, White elephant, Wiggle, Wobble, Wood, Lurch, Stumble, Shamble, Shuffle, Reel, Waddle

How to use Lumber in a sentence?

  1. A truck filled his mirror and lumbered past.

Meaning of Lumber & Lumber Definition