There are 2 main translations of lump in Spanish

: lump1lump2


bulto, n.

Pronunciation /ləmp//lʌmp/


  • 1

    (swelling, protuberance)
    bulto masculine
    (as result of knock, blow to head) chichón masculine
    • My face is swollen and I've got a huge lump on my gum that throbs.
    • My son was in great pain, had developed a huge lump in his groin area and after a series of frantic telephone calls the only option was the Hospital.
    • In most instances, there is no need for anesthesia, especially for lumps and bumps that are felt underneath the skin.
    • If you notice a lump or swelling anywhere on your body, have it checked by your doctor.
    • Occasionally, hard, tender lumps appear near the scars or along the line of the removed veins.
    • I know of people who suffered the lumps and bumps of skin cancers and the inevitable dire consequences.
    • She gingerly felt the huge lump on the back of her head and winced - it hurt a lot.
    • After having two benign lumps removed, she had her procedures done just to play it safe.
    • From March to September last year, he believed he had beaten the disease but the lump in his neck returned and on October 16 he was told the cancer had returned.
    • All patients complained of swelling or lumps in the affected area with no nipple retraction or discharge.
    • If the discomfort is associated with other symptoms, such as a lump or skin changes, see a doctor as soon as possible.
    • Her mother also had a benign lump removed.
    • There was a gash in his left calf where a rock or something and cut through his pants and into his leg and a huge lump on the back of his head.
    • Often we are not battered to the point that we display horrendous scars, visible bruises or lumps and bumps.
    • Some problems may be detected-and treated-early by examining your pet weekly for lumps, bumps and skin irritations.
    • Her head started pounding, so she lifted a hand to the area where she had bumped her head and winced when she felt the forming swelling of a lump.
    • Adam turns about to show him the lump on the back of his head.
    • She went through surgery to remove a cancerous lump on her right breast and 17 surrounding lymph nodes.
    • Ask your doctor to check you over if you find an unexplained, tender lump on your head.
    • If you find anything unusual during a self-exam (like a lump or swelling), see your doctor right away.
  • 2

    • 2.1(piece)

      (of coal, iron, clay, cheese) trozo masculine
      (of coal, iron, clay, cheese) pedazo masculine
      (of sugar) terrón masculine
      there were lumps in the sauce había grumos en la salsa
      • Feeding him a few lumps of sugar, she was finally able to coax him into allowing her to put on his saddle.
      • The rocks reminded him of the lumps of sugar he used to stir into his tea - so they became the Sugar Loaf Islands.
      • She poured herself a cup of tea, adding three lumps of sugar since she loved sweets, and sipped it noisily.
      • The cloak's clasp was a lump of pewter in the shape of a skull, and his eyes were the coldest blue I'd ever seen.
      • Substitute old-fashioned lumps of sugar or ordinary lumps of sugar, crushed.
      • To make these stamps the students fashioned a small lump of clay into a shape like a small rubber stamp.
      • They became enthralled as the lumps of clay transformed into lively pots with animal characteristics.
      • A statue, for instance, is a kind of object which, unlike a lump of bronze, cannot survive much change to its shape.
      • Within seconds of meeting him, this sense of mystique has dissolved, along with the lumps of brown sugar being heaped into our coffee cups.
      • Reaching into his pocket, he pulled out two small lumps of sugar and gave one to each horse.
      • Michael will talk about the book and use a lump of stone and a piece of gold to illustrate themes of alchemy.
      • I drop two lumps of brown sugar into my cup and pour the coffee and milk in together.
      • That protocol almost gives prisoners two lumps of sugar in every cup of tea they want.
      • Since then, a lump of concrete has been thrown at his house.
      • The shopkeeper had placed a small lump of coal in the centre of each to avert the evil eye.
      • Jumping on my bed, I found a fat lump under my covers.
      • The performance paid a kind of homage to how long it takes to grow a lump of coal compared to a clump of rice.
      • Take a small of lump of dough, and roll it into a ball.
      • I turned away and slid back down the mound, only to feel a lump of something at my feet.
      • Alex stared down at the lump of an unknown substance currently residing on his lunch tray.
      • I started with a lump of clay and pulled it up into a cylinder.
      • Tearing a piece from a large lump of kneaded dough on the metal table, the master baker swiftly rolled it out into a long, tube-like form.
      • How could a lump of bronze cease to exist merely for this reason?
      • Hope frowned, her attention focused on stirring two lumps of sugar into her breakfast tea.
      • Paritutu was first discovered by Pakeha in 1770 when Captain Cook sailed down the coast and named the islands after the lumps of sugar he put in his tea.
      • He put artificial sweetener in his tea instead of his normal three lumps of sugar.
      • This is a nasty piece of thin elastic upon which hollow compressed lumps of sugar and colourings are threaded.
      • Police have branded two boys who threw a lump of concrete at a truck travelling on a busy Braintree road as ‘irresponsible and stupid’.
      • We go to London to talks to a geologist at the Natural History Museum about meteors and a lump of what might be the moon which landed on the Nullabor Plain in Australia.
      • There's a trail bar and a cup of tea for everyone, one lump of sugar in each cup.
      • After everyone had eaten, she handed them each a lump of the sticky substance.
      • In contrast, having them sing is like using two lumps of sugar when one will do.
      • On one occasion, a lump of a stone was hurdled through her bedroom window and landed on the floor after passing over her while she slept inside.
      • Then it's all nicely combined into a big lump of dough.

    • 2.2(whole, total)

      in one lump de una vez
      • before noun lump payment pago único

  • 3derogatory, informal

    zoquete feminine informal
    • He could not contemplate life without his holding midfield player, his big lump up front, his defenders who defend, his channel ball, his pressing game.
    • Sure, all of the athletes are superbly trained and conditioned, and big lumps to boot.
    • Buy yourself a new suit, get a haircut and for goodness' sake smile, you great lump.
    • Getting stared at by a young girl still fascinated by big western lumps?
    • So long as he and his fellow big lumps fulfil their obligations, Celtic will be through to the third round.
    • He may look pretty - at least by comparison with me - but he's a big lump, and puts it about.
    • They were just wonderful, beyond wonderful for such a bunch of big hairy lumps, and it was great to see them playing a small-ish venue.
  • 4British informal

    the lump mano de obra ilegal en el sector de la construcción

There are 2 main translations of lump in Spanish

: lump1lump2


Pronunciation /lʌmp//ləmp/

transitive verb


  • 1

    (put up with)
    to lump it aguantarse informal
    • if you don't like it, (you can) lump it si no te gusta, te aguantas
    • Ordinarily, they'd just have to lump it, right?
    • The argument of the book seems to run thus: Globalisation, like it or lump it, is an unstoppable force.
    • ‘The bulk of people are very unhappy about this, but they feel they have been told to like it or lump it,’ he said.
    • Sometimes one longs for the days gone by, when film makers made just one good product and had sufficient confidence in their ability to leave it to the intelligence of audiences of all ages to like it or lump it.
    • Local people must learn to live with it or lump it.
    • But now they have got all the equipment installed, I think we are going to have to like it or lump it.
    • Now, like it or lump it, sex abuse and other horrible things are part of today's society.
    • Family comes before football and, like it or lump it, family comes first and it seems the move has to be made.
    • She has to lump it - or ‘reimagine’ a new way to clean a urinal.
    • And even if you don't buy this vision of the world, you just have to lump it and swallow it.
    • We're going to do it this way, and you can like it or lump it.
    • It seems that we are all told to like it or lump it, yet there is no legislation to help set fairly precise demarcation lines.
    • From that moment on, the world acquiesced in capitalism: like it or lump it, there was no other alternative in town.
    • If the employer doesn't like it, he can either lump it, find a fool for an employee, or pay more.
    • There is just this assumption that we are a capitalist society and that's it, like it or lump it.
    • But she's gonna do things her way, and the rest of us'll just have to lump it.
    • So like it or lump it, it is Labour for another term.
    • Democracy didn't once enter the equation and the seven counties who had meticulously crafted suitable wordings so that the issue could be debated were effectively told to like it or lump it.
    • Like it or lump it; if you live in a neighbourhood, that makes you a neighbour.
    • We also need to reintroduce the spirit of competition because, like it or lump it, Scotland has to compete in the global world.