slubber

slubber
I. \\ˈsləbə(r)\ transitive verb (-ed/-ing/-s)
Etymology: probably from obsolete Dutch slubberen to walk through mud or mire, to slubber, from Middle Dutch slubberen, slobberen to walk through mud or mire — more at slobber
1. dialect chiefly England : stain, sully

slubbered with … pedantry — John Milton

2. : to perform in a slipshod fashion : run through hastily — usually used with over

slubber over the business

II. noun (-s)
Etymology: slub (III) + -er
1. : one that produces slubbing
2. : partly twined or badly twined woolen thread

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  • slubber — 1. verb a) To do hastily, imperfectly, or sloppily. Slubber not business for my sake, Bassanio, b) To daub; to stain; to cover carelessly …   Wiktionary

  • slubber — transitive verb (slubbered; slubbering) Etymology: probably from obsolete Dutch slubberen Date: 1530 1. dialect chiefly England stain, sully 2. to perform in a slipshod fashion …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • slubber — slubberingly, adv. /slub euhr/, v.t. to perform hastily or carelessly. [1520 30; < LG slubbern to do work carelessly] * * * …   Universalium

  • slubber — slub·ber …   English syllables

  • slubber —   v.t. stain, sully; do carelessly.    ♦ slubberdegullion, n. archaic, slovenly person …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • Slubbered — Slubber Slub ber, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Slubbered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Slubbering}.] [Cf. Dan. slubbreto swallow, to sup up, D. slobberen to lap, to slabber. Cf. {Slabber}.] 1. To do lazily, imperfectly, or coarsely. [1913 Webster] Slubber not… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Slubbering — Slubber Slub ber, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Slubbered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Slubbering}.] [Cf. Dan. slubbreto swallow, to sup up, D. slobberen to lap, to slabber. Cf. {Slabber}.] 1. To do lazily, imperfectly, or coarsely. [1913 Webster] Slubber not… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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