looby

noun loo·by \ ˈlü-bē \

Definition of looby

plural loobies
: an awkward clumsy fellow : lubber

Examples of looby in a Sentence

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

Origin and Etymology of looby

Middle English loby

looby Synonyms

Synonyms
butterfingers, dub, klutz, lubber, lummox, spaz [slang]
Related Words
clodhopper, gawk, gawky, lout, lump, oaf, tawpie [chiefly Scottish], tyke (also tike) [chiefly British]; bungler, duffer, fumbler, stumblebum, stumbler


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