lubra

[ loo-bruh ]
/ ˈlu brə /

noun Australian: Offensive.

an Aborigine girl or woman.

Nearby words

  1. lube,
  2. lubish,
  3. lubitsch,
  4. lubitsch, ernst,
  5. lublin,
  6. lubric,
  7. lubricant,
  8. lubricate,
  9. lubrication,
  10. lubricator

Origin of lubra

First recorded in 1840–50; probably < Southeastern language of Tasmania lubərə

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019


British Dictionary definitions for lubra

lubra

/ (ˈluːbrə) /

noun

Australian an Aboriginal woman

Word Origin for lubra

C19: from a native Australian language

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012