zhlub

zhlob

[zhlawb, zhluhb]
noun Slang.
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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