Synonyms for Lumbering:


all (adjective)
heavy, ponderous.
clumsy, awkward (adjective)
heavy-footed, heavy, ponderous, Blundering, overgrown.


rolling, by foot, springy, footing, in/into step, Sure-footed. clumsy (noun)
crude, awkward, Blundering, overgrown.
lumbering (noun)
ponderous, heavy, heavy-footed.

Other synonyms:

springy, Sure-footed. footing, rolling. Other relevant words:
footing, awkward, springy, Blundering, rolling.

Usage examples for lumbering

  1. She had the trade- wind behind her, and came lumbering down the channel with every sail set upon her yards. – The Turnstile by A. E. W. (Alfred Edward Woodley) Mason
  2. How can a big, strong, lumbering young man do a thing like that? – Quick Action by Robert W. Chambers
  3. At present lumbering is the fourth greatest industry in the United States; and yet, so rapid has been the rate of exhaustion of timber in the United States in the past, and so rapidly is the remainder being exhausted, that the country is unquestionably on the verge of a timber famine which will be felt in every household in the land. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various