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slubber

[ sluhb-er ]
/ ˈslʌb ər /
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verb (used with object)

to perform hastily or carelessly.

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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

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