- an awkward person, especially one who is lazy or stupid; lout; lubber.
Origin of looby
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Historical Examples of loobies
By copsody, Spain will yield, for they are but a race of loobies.Gargantua and Pantagruel, Complete.
- a foolish or stupid person
Word Origin for looby
C14: of unknown origin
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