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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.
Lexicon Balatronicum. A dictionary of Buckish slang, University wit, and Pick Pocket eloquence. ... Altered and enlarged ... by a member of the Whip Club (1823)
by Francis Grose, Pierce Egan
The ace of hearts, knave of clubs, ace and duce of trumps at whist: also, the lubberly seamen, put to swab and clean the ship. SWAD, or SWADKIN. A soldier. Cant. SwAnDI-E- To heat wittw stick. SWADDLERS. The tenth order of the canting ...
by Samuel Johnson
LUBBERLY, a. [from lubber.] Lazy and bulky. Sbaietpearc. LUBBERLY, a*1 .
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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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