- a big, slow, clumsy person
- an inexperienced, clumsy sailor; landlubber
Origin of lubberMiddle English lobre ; from lobbe-: see lob
big and clumsy
- A clumsy person.
- An inexperienced sailor; a landlubber.
Origin of lubberMiddle English lobur, lazy lout; akin to lob, lout; see lob.