noun, plural loo·bies.
an awkward person, especially one who is lazy or stupid; lout; lubber.
Origin of looby
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Historical Examples of looby
Looby's face grew pale, and his nether lip began to tremble.The Adventures of Ferdinand Count Fathom, Complete
The term “looby,” “lubin,” or “luby” does not throw much light on the game.The Traditional Games of England, Scotland, and Ireland (Vol I of II)
Alice Bertha Gomme
noun plural -bies
a foolish or stupid person
Word Origin for looby
C14: of unknown origin
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