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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.
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for lubberly
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Lubberly has something of the same meaning of "bumbling", incorporating both awkward and foolish in one term. Luce - (LOOSE) a type of fish known as a pike, as it relates to heraldry. These fish were sometimes emblazoned on a coat of ...
An Irish-English Dictionary, Containing Upwards of Twenty Thousand Words that Never Appeared in Any Former Irish Lexicon: with Copious Quotations from the Most Esteemed Ancient and Modern Writers, to Elucidate the Meaning of Obscure Words and Numerous Comparisons ... ; to which is Annexed, a Compendious Irish Grammar. By Edward O'Reilly (1821)
lubberly тиmpapnamu)}, lитрататhuil, J тnnare, Lunasa, s.
а lazv, slothful, lubberly тnnoa)pe, lипdaire, s. m. a drope: sluggard, an idler 1 шnoalueace, lипа ircae d, s. laziness 1шns, inc, s. a snip, Sc, see onS 1uns, lипg, s. m. the handle ...
A Dictionary of English Synonymes and Synonymous Or Parallel Expressions Designed as a Practical Guide to Aptness and Variety of Phraseology (1891)
by Richard Soule
Uncouth, unrefined, unpolished, uncourtly, rude, rough, clumsy, coarse, wooden, inelegant, ungainly, untoward, ungraceful, stiff, constrained, uneasy, rustic, boorish, clownish, loutish, gawky, lubberly, slouching. Awn, n. Bristly appendage (of ...
A Dictionary Murat' Hee & English, Compiled for the Government of Bombay by --- Assisted by Thomas and George Candy (1831)
by James-T ..... Molesworth
A term for an over-grown, lubberly boy whose is has not been performed; or for a big, strapping wench yet unmarried. itsä sn (A contemptuous form of the word ārsi A horse.) A sorry jade ...
by Thomas Candy, George Candy
A term for an over-grown, lubberly boy whose can! has not been performed; or for a big, strapping wench yet unmarried. M m (A contemptuous form of the word first A horse.) A sorry jade, a mere hack. a'l'gfll' a ( Fr Em ) ...
by Thomas Sheridan
LUBBERLY, lùb'-bür-ly. a. and bulky. LUBBERLY, lub'-būr-ly. ad. Aukwardly, clumsily. To LUBRICATE, lù'-bry-kāte. v.a. To make smooth or slippery. To LUBRICITATE, lù-bris'-s}-täte. v. a. To smooth, to make slippery. LUBRICITY, lù- bris'-sy-ty.
A Critical Pronouncing Dictionary and Expositor of the English Language ... Abridged and Adapted to the Use of the Citizens of the United States (1824)
by John Walker
a sturdy drone Lubberly, lùb' bár-lé. a. lazy and bulky Lubberly, lùb'būr-lé. ad. clumsily Lubricate, lù'bré-kāte.
by Thomas Sheridan
* LUBBERLY, 1ůb'-bůr-lỳ. ad. LUCKY, lük'-kỳ. a. LUBBERLY, 1ůb'-bủr-lỳ. a. Lazy and bulky. Aukwardly, clumfily. To LUBRICATE, lü'-brỷ-kåte.
A General Dictionary of the English Language. One Main Object of Which, Is, to Establish a Plain and Permanent Standard of Pronunciation. To which is Prefixed a Rhetorical Grammar. By Thomas Sheridan, A.M. (1780)
LUC LUBBERLY, li'lb'-bl'l'r-ly. a. Lazy and bulky. LUBBERLY, ldbthdr-ly. ad. Aukwardly, clumsily. To LUBRICATE,'ldsi-bry-kate. v. a. To make smooth or flippery. r .
In which the Meaning of Every Word is Explained ... by John Walker
a sturdy drone Lubberly, lùb'būr-lè.
Abridged for the Use of Schools, Containing ... Principles of English Pronunciation with the Proper Names that Occur in the Sacred Scriptures; to which is ... Added a Selection of Geographical Proper Names and Derivatives by John Walker
Lubberly, lùb-bār-lè. a, lazy and bulky. Lubberly, lùb-bār-lè.ad, awkwardly, clumsily.
Entick's New Spelling Dictionary ... Carefully revised, corrected, and improved, by John Robinson (1834)
by John ENTICK, John ROBINSON (Schoolmaster, of London.)
Lubberly, a. iazy and bulky, clumsy, aukward. Lubberly, ad., lazily, clumsily, aukwardly. Lubric, Lubricous, a slippery, unsteady, wanton. Lubricate, v. a. to make slippery, smooth, rub. Lubricity, s. slipperiness, instability, lewdness. Lubrifaction ...
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Video shows what lubberly means. Clumsy and stupid; resembling a lubber (an inexperienced person).. Lacking in seamanship; of or suitable to a landlubber ...
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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