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slob

noun

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1 a dirty or sloppy person
  • a slob of a professor whose office was littered with a decade's worth of notes and student papers

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2 a person whose behavior is offensive to others
  • he's easy enough to get along with when he's not being a loudmouthed slob

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3 a member of the human race
  • you just know some poor slob is going to get blamed for this mix-up

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4 an average or ordinary man
  • I don't know much about trust funds, as I'm just some poor slob who has to work hard for a living

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The first known use of slob was in 1861

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“Slob.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/slob. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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