[ sluhb-er ]

verb (used with object)
  1. to perform hastily or carelessly.

Origin of slubber

First recorded in 1520–30, slubber is from the Low German word slubbern to do work carelessly

Other words from slubber

  • slub·ber·ing·ly, adverb

Words Nearby slubber Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use slubber in a sentence

  • As in the slubber, intermediate, and roving frames, the rove is taken from two bobbins for one spindle.

    Textiles | William H. Dooley
  • While the rescued Kwaque continued to moan and slubber thankfulness at his feet, he proceeded to strip them that were naked.

  • The slubber never spoke, but glanced at his wife, who stood glaring at him.

    The Bishop of Cottontown | John Trotwood Moore
  • In being applied to the slubber a breakage either at the front or back can be arranged for.

  • At his little cottage gate stood Bud Billings, the best slubber in the cotton mill.

    The Bishop of Cottontown | John Trotwood Moore