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looby

[loo-bee] /ˈlu bi/
noun, plural loobies.
1.
an awkward person, especially one who is lazy or stupid; lout; lubber.
Origin of looby
1350-1400
First recorded in 1350-1400, looby is from the Middle English word loby. See lob1, lubber
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looby

/ˈluːbɪ/
noun (pl) -bies
1.
a foolish or stupid person
Word Origin
C14: of unknown origin
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