slob

slob

[slob]
noun
1.
a slovenly or boorish person.
2.
Irish English. mud or ooze, especially a stretch of mud along a shore.
3.
Chiefly Canadian. sludge ( def 5 ).

Origin:
1770–80; < Irish slab(a) mud, mire

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slob (slɒb)
 
n
1.  informal a slovenly, unattractive, and lazy person
2.  (Irish) mire
 
[C19: from Irish slab mud; compare slab]
 
'slobbish
 
adj

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slob
1780, "mud, muddy land," from Ir. slab "mud," itself probably borrowed from Eng. slab "muddy place" (1610), from a Scand. source (cf. Icelandic slabb "sludge"). The meaning "untidy person" is first recorded 1861.
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slob definition

[slɑb]
  1. n.
    a rude, fat, and unpleasant person. : What a slob! Comb your hair, if you can get a comb through it!
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