looby

[ loo-bee ]
/ ˈlu bi /
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noun, plural loo·bies.

an awkward person, especially one who is lazy or stupid; lout; lubber.

Nearby words

  1. lons-le-saunier,
  2. lonsdale,
  3. lonsdale belt,
  4. loo,
  5. loo mask,
  6. looey,
  7. loof,
  8. loofah,
  9. loogie,
  10. looie

Origin of looby

First recorded in 1350–1400, looby is from the Middle English word loby. See lob1, lubber

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British Dictionary definitions for loobies

looby

/ (ˈluːbɪ) /

noun plural -bies

a foolish or stupid person

Word Origin for looby

C14: of unknown origin

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