slubber

verb
slub·​ber | \ ˈslə-bər How to pronounce slubber (audio) \
slubbered; slubbering\ ˈslə-​b(ə-​)riŋ How to pronounce slubbering (audio) \

Definition of slubber

transitive verb

1 dialectal, chiefly England : stain, sully
2 : to perform in a slipshod fashion

First Known Use of slubber

1530, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for slubber

probably from obsolete Dutch slubberen

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“Slubber.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/slubber. Accessed 27 January 2020.

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