Slob meaning

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The definition of a slob is a messy, lazy and unkempt person.

A messy person is an example of a slob.

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A person regarded as slovenly, crude, or obnoxious.
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(informal) A sloppy, coarse, or gross person.
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(informal, disapproving) A lazy and slovenly person.
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(derogatory) A lazy, obese person.
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Origin of slob

  • Irish Gaelic slab mud from Old Irish probably of Scandinavian origin Swedish dialectal slabb mud

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Irish slaba. Compare slobber, which is of Germanic origin.

    From Wiktionary