• Cumberground

    Pronunciation

    • UK IPA: /ˈkʌm.bə.ɡɹaʊnd/
    • US IPA: /ˈkʌm.bɚ.ɡɹaʊnd/
    • Rhymes: -aʊnd

    Origin

    cumber + ground

    Full definition of cumberground

    Noun

    cumberground

    (plural cumbergrounds)
    1. (obsolete) Any totally worthless object or person; something that is just in the way.
      • 1927, Henry William Wolff, Co-operation in India, p. 285,Give a man money, and he may sit down upon it and spend it, or live upon the interest which it will yield in idleness, a mere cumberground and drone, from whose life the world derives no benefit.
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