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Examples from the Web for schlub
The narrator calls two of the men "Bill the Goy" and "Clyde the Schlub."Must Read New Fiction: ‘Arcadia,’ ‘Men in Space,’ ‘The O’Briens,’ ‘Hot Pink’|Chloë Schama, Jacob Silverman, Wendy Smith, Daniel Roberts|March 23, 2012|DAILY BEAST
US slang a coarse or contemptible person
Word Origin for schlub
Yiddish, of uncertain origin
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
"worthless oaf," 1964, from Yiddish, perhaps from Polish żłób in a sense "blockhead."
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