looby

noun
loo·​by | \ ˈlü-bē How to pronounce looby (audio) \
plural loobies

Definition of looby

: an awkward clumsy fellow : lubber

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Examples of looby in a Sentence

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

First Known Use of looby

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for looby

Middle English loby

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The first known use of looby was in the 14th century

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“Looby.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/looby. Accessed 5 Aug. 2020.

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