Definitions for lubberly

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

lub•berˈlʌb ər(n.)

  1. a big, clumsy, stupid person; lout.

  2. landlubber.

    Category: Navy

Origin of lubber:

1325–75; ME lobre

lub′ber•ly(adj.; adv.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. lubberly(adj)

    clumsy and unskilled

    "a big stupid lubberly fellow"

  2. lubberly, landlubberly(adj)

    inexperienced in seamanship

    "of all landlubbers the most lubberly"


  1. lubberly(Adverb)

    In the manner of a landlubber.

  2. lubberly(Adjective)

    Clumsy and stupid; resembling a lubber (an inexperienced person).

  3. lubberly(Adjective)

    Lacking in seamanship; of or suitable to a landlubber who is new to being at sea and unfamiliar with the ways of a sailor.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lubberly(adj)

    like a lubber; clumsy

  2. Lubberly(adverb)

    clumsily; awkwardly


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