lubberly

lubberly

[luhb-er-lee]
adjective
1.
of or resembling a lubber.
adverb
2.
in a lubberly manner.

Origin:
1565–75; lubber + -ly

lubberliness, noun
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lubber (ˈlʌbə)
 
n
1.  a big, awkward, or stupid person
2.  short for landlubber
 
[C14 lobre, probably from Scandinavian. See lob1]
 
'lubberly
 
adj, —adv
 
'lubberliness
 
n

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