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lubberly

[ luhb-er-lee ]
/ ˈlʌb ər li /
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adjective
of or resembling a lubber.
adverb
in a lubberly manner.
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Origin of lubberly

First recorded in 1565–75; lubber + -ly

OTHER WORDS FROM lubberly

lub·ber·li·ness, noun
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