schlub

noun \ˈshləb\
variants: or less commonly

\ˈshləb\

Definition of schlub

slang

  1. :  a stupid, worthless, or unattractive person

Examples of schlub in a sentence

  1. you're a complete schlub—you should do great around here

Origin and Etymology of schlub

Yiddish zhlob, zhlub yokel, boor


First Known Use: 1950



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