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lubber

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noun lub·ber \ˈlə-bər\

Definition of lubber

  1. 1 :  a big clumsy fellow

  2. 2 :  a clumsy seaman

lubberliness play \-lē-nəs\ noun
lubberly play \-lē\ adjective or adverb


Examples of lubber in a sentence

  1. <although he's something of a lubber, everyone agrees that he has a kind heart>

  2. <the two lubbers who came to deliver my furniture>



Origin of lubber

Middle English lobre, lobur


First Known Use: 14th century


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