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zhlob

[zhlawb, zhluhb] /ʒlɔb, ʒlʌb/
noun, Slang.
1.
a clumsy, stupid person.
Also, zhlub, schlub, shlub.
Origin
< 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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zero out

verb phrase

To eliminate; reduce to nothing: When Gingrich threatens to zero out all funding for public broadcasting, there's every reason to believe he can make good on the threat (1990s+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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