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zhlob

[ zhlawb, zhluhb ]
/ ʒlɔb, ʒlʌb /

noun Slang.

a clumsy, stupid person.

Nearby words

zhenjiang, zhifu, zhitomir, zhivkov, zhivkov, todor, zhlob, zho, zhou, zhou en lai, zhou en-lai, zhou enlai
Also zhlub, schlub, shlub.

Origin of zhlob

< Yiddish zhlob, zhlub yokel, boor < Polish żłób (genitive żłoba) blockhead, literally, trough, manger, cognate with Czech žlab, Russian zhëlob gutter, channel
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