lubberly

[ luhb-er-lee ]
/ ˈlʌb ər li /

adjective

of or resembling a lubber.

adverb

in a lubberly manner.

Nearby words

  1. lubber grasshopper,
  2. lubber line,
  3. lubber's hole,
  4. lubber's knot,
  5. lubber's line,
  6. lubbock,
  7. lubbock, sir john,
  8. lube,
  9. lubish,
  10. lubitsch

Origin of lubberly

First recorded in 1565–75; lubber + -ly

Related formslub·ber·li·ness, noun

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Word Origin and History for lubberly

lubberly

adj.

1570s, from lubber (n.) + -ly (1).

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