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looby

noun loo·by \ˈlü-bē\
plural loobies

Definition of LOOBY

:  an awkward clumsy fellow :  lubber
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Examples of LOOBY

  1. <although he was a looby physically, he was a towering figure in mathematics>

Origin of LOOBY

Middle English loby
First Known Use: 14th century

Related to LOOBY

Synonyms
butterfingers, dub, klutz, lubber, lummox, spaz [slang]

Rhymes with LOOBY

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