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  1. shoobie(Noun)

    A visitor to a coastal area who looks out of place.


  1. Shoobie

    Shoobie is a term used in South Jersey to describe a tourist who visits the seashore for a day, primarily to use the beach during the summer months. Shoobie is used in resort towns along the southern Jersey Shore, between the areas of Long Beach Island and Cape May. The term "shoobie" originated in the late 1900s, and it derives from daytrippers taking the train to the beach, with their ticket price including a boxed lunch packed in a shoe box. Later it was used to refer to anyone who brought a picnic lunch to the beach resorts. Either way, these daytrippers deprived local businesses of the revenue the tourists would have spent on food. The term "shoobie" may sometimes now be applied to tourists who are more likely to feed the seagulls, or wear shoes on the beach, or set up umbrellas on windy days, or act like they have never been to the beach, although this is not the original meaning. Homeowners often walk to the beach barefoot or remove their shoes immediately upon reaching the sand. Similar terms are "Benny," which is mostly used in the resort towns of the northern Jersey Shore. Shoobies are essentially a mixed blessing for local beach residents. They bring in enormous revenue during the summer months, but at the same time they add numerous obstacles and annoyances to day-to-day life. In that sense, shoobies are not unlike the tourists that descend on any resort area.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of shoobie in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of shoobie in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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