slob

[ slob ]
/ slɒb /

noun

a slovenly or boorish person.
Irish English. mud or ooze, especially a stretch of mud along a shore.
Chiefly Canadian. sludge(def 5).

Origin of slob

1770–80; < Irish slab(a) mud, mire
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for slob

British Dictionary definitions for slob

slob

/ (slɒb) /

noun

informal a slovenly, unattractive, and lazy person
Irish mire

Derived Forms

slobbish, adjective

Word Origin for slob

C19: from Irish slab mud; compare slab
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