schlub

[shluhb]
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noun


Nearby words

  1. schlock,
  2. schlockmeister,
  3. schlocky,
  4. schlong,
  5. schloss,
  6. schlumbergera,
  7. schlump,
  8. schm-,
  9. schmalkalden,
  10. schmaltz

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British Dictionary definitions for schlub

schlub

noun

US slang a coarse or contemptible person

Word Origin for schlub

Yiddish, of uncertain origin

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Word Origin and History for schlub

schlub

n.

"worthless oaf," 1964, from Yiddish, perhaps from Polish żłób in a sense "blockhead."

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