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lubberly

[luhb-er-lee] /ˈlʌb ər li/
adjective
1.
of or resembling a lubber.
adverb
2.
in a lubberly manner.
Origin
1565-1575
1565-75; lubber + -ly
Related forms
lubberliness, noun
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Word Origin and History for lubberliness

lubberly

adj.

1570s, from lubber (n.) + -ly (1).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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