[ loo-bee ]
/ ˈlu bi /
noun, plural loo·bies.
an awkward person, especially one who is lazy or stupid; lout; lubber.
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Example sentences from the Web for looby
Looby's face grew pale, and his nether lip began to tremble.The Adventures of Ferdinand Count Fathom, Complete|Tobias Smollett
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
British Dictionary definitions for looby
/ (ˈluːbɪ) /
noun plural -bies
a foolish or stupid person
Word Origin for looby
C14: of unknown origin
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