- of or resembling a lubber.
- in a lubberly manner.
Origin of lubberly
Related Words for lubberlybulky, ungainly, unwieldy, inept, ponderous, heavy-handed, bungling, dumb, gawky, graceless, half-witted, idiotic, ignorant, inelegant, lumbering, lumpish, moronic, simple, simpleminded, slow
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Historical Examples of lubberly
His youth was like that of the lubberly younger sons in the fairy stories.Epic and Romance
W. P. Ker
“I was just thinking what a big, lubberly fool you are,” replied Raikes, boldly.The Camp in the Snow
William Murray Graydon
But where was I when we left off to run away, in such a lubberly manner, from the storm?Cast Away in the Cold
Isaac I. Hayes
Why, you contemptible, lubberly young rascal, what do you mean?Steve Young
George Manville Fenn
It is a welcome success and does away with the lubberly old tables.Philosophy of Osteopathy
Andrew T. Still