noun lub·ber \ˈlə-bər\

Definition of LUBBER

:  a big clumsy fellow
:  a clumsy seaman
lub·ber·li·ness \-lē-nəs\ noun
lub·ber·ly \-lē\ adjective or adverb

Examples of LUBBER

  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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