of or resembling a lubber.
in a lubberly manner.
- lub·ber·li·ness, noun
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How to use lubberly in a sentence
I've watched yo' fur hours when I wur a great lubberly lad, an' when yo' gettin' to be a woman it wur th' same thing.One Day At Arle | Frances Hodgson Burnett
It makes me sick to think of having to trust to an accident like that, like a lubberly cockney out for a boozy Bank Holiday sail.The Riddle of the Sands | Erskine Childers
This was done in a lubberly and irregular manner, as if little concert or order prevailed on board them.Miles Wallingford | James Fenimore Cooper
I do not say that the cutter is downright lubberly, Master Pathfinder; but she has faults, and great faults.The Pathfinder | James Fenimore Cooper
I did that, sir, said a great lubberly fellow, stepping forward; and preciously I cut my knuckle gain his mouth.Oliver Twist, Vol. I (of 3) | Charles Dickens