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Word of the Day: Lummox

Definition: (noun) A stupid, awkward person.
Origin: Unknown. First known use, circa 1825. East Anglian slang, perhaps from dumb ox, influenced by lumbering; or from East Anglian dialectal form of verb lummock “move heavily or clumsily”
Synonyms: dub, butterfingers,clod, gawk, klutz.
Antonyms: brain, genius
Usage: You, silly lummox!