slubby

1 of 2

adjective (1)

slub·​by
ˈsləbi,
-lu̇bi
-er/-est
chiefly dialectal
: muddy

slubby

2 of 2

adjective (2)

slub·​by
ˈsləbē
-er/-est
of a textile
: having slubs

Word History

Etymology

Adjective (1)

obsolete Dutch slubbe slub + English -y

Adjective (2)

slub entry 4 + -y

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“Slubby.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/slubby. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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