| Share
 

Lubber

(A). A dolt. Seamen call an awkward sailor a land-lubber. A variant of “looby” (Welsh, llob, with a diminutive, “somewhat of a dunce or dolt.”)

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

More on Lubber from Infoplease:

Related Content


24 X 7

Private Tutor

Click Here for Details
24 x 7 Tutor Availability
Unlimited Online Tutoring
1-on-1 Tutoring