- The definition of a slob is a messy, lazy and unkempt person.
A messy person is an example of a slob.
Origin: Ir slab, mud from Scand: see slab
- slobby adjective
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Origin: Irish Gaelic slab, mud, from Old Irish, probably of Scandinavian origin; akin to Swedish dialectal slabb, mud.
- slobˈbish, slobˈby adjective