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Definition of the adjective lubberly
What does lubberly mean as an attribute of a noun?
adjective - degrees: -
- clumsy and unskilled
- example: a big stupid lubberly fellow
- similar: unskilled
- inexperienced in seamanship
Alternative definition of the adjective lubberly
- Clumsy and stupid; resembling a lubber (an inexperienced person).
- Lacking in seamanship; of or suitable to a landlubber who is new to being at sea and unfamiliar with the ways of a sailor.
Definition of the adverb lubberly
What does lubberly mean as an attribute of something other than a noun?
- In the manner of a landlubber.
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by John Ogilvie
LUBBERLY 83 LUCKLESS between the head of a lower-mast and the edge of the top through which sailors may mount without going over the rim by the Rigging of Ship's Top. //.Top. gg. Lubber's holes. AA. Futtock-shrouds. futtock- ahrouds.
by Charles Annandale
LUBBERLY between the head of a lower-mast and the edge of the top through which sailors may mount without going over the rim by the Rigging of Ship's Top. f/, Top. <r, Lubber's holes. A h, Futtock-shrouds. futtock-shrouds. It is considered ...
by Robert Hunter, Charles Morris
Lubberly. "Conscious how much the hand Of lubbard labour needa hii watchful eye." Copper : Talk, 111. 400. lub bcr, □ lobro, * lob ur, a. [Of Celtic origin; cf. Wei . llob = a dolt, a blockhead; Uo6i=a stripling, a looby; 8w. dial, lubber = a thick, ...
Supplement by John Jamieson
SLAYERMAGULLION, A contemptuous term for a foolish lubberly fellow, Ayrs. Perhaps from E. slaver, or S. slabber, and Gullion, q. v. SLAW, adj. Slow, S.] Add; O.E. " starve in meuyng Qmoving.] Tardus. Pi- ger. Torpidus." Prompt. Parv.
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Scrabble value of L1U1B3B3E1R1L1Y4
The value of this 8-letter word is 15 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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