Slabby
Slabby Slab"by, a. [Compar. {Slabbier}; superl. {Slabbiest}.] [See {Slab}, a.] 1. Thick; viscous. [1913 Webster]

They present you with a cup, and you must drink of a slabby stuff. --Selden. [1913 Webster]

2. Sloppy; slimy; miry. See {Sloppy}. --Gay. [1913 Webster]


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  • slabby — Synonyms and related words: adhesive, amylaceous, barfy, clabbered, clammy, clotted, coagulated, crappy, curdled, dirty, disgusting, doughy, fecal, feculent, fetid, filthy, flyblown, foul, gaumy, gelatinous, glairy, gloppy, gluelike, gluey,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • slabby — a. 1. Viscous, sticky, glutinous, thick. 2. Wet, slimy, muddy, sloppy, miry …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • slabby — slab·by …   English syllables

  • slabby — /ˈslæbi/ (say slabee) noun NZ Colloquial a timber worker who handles slabs. {slab + b + y1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • slabby pahoehoe — GLOSSARY OF VOLCANIC TERMS A type of pahoehoe lava with a surface composed of slabs of broken lava crust that are up to meters across and up to several centimeters thick (Kilburn, 2000, p. 295) …   Glossary of volcanic terms

  • Slabbier — Slabby Slab by, a. [Compar. {Slabbier}; superl. {Slabbiest}.] [See {Slab}, a.] 1. Thick; viscous. [1913 Webster] They present you with a cup, and you must drink of a slabby stuff. Selden. [1913 Webster] 2. Sloppy; slimy; miry. See {Sloppy}. Gay.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Slabbiest — Slabby Slab by, a. [Compar. {Slabbier}; superl. {Slabbiest}.] [See {Slab}, a.] 1. Thick; viscous. [1913 Webster] They present you with a cup, and you must drink of a slabby stuff. Selden. [1913 Webster] 2. Sloppy; slimy; miry. See {Sloppy}. Gay.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • slabbily — bə̇lē adverb Etymology: slabby (I) + ly : in a slabby manner : as if made of something slabby …   Useful english dictionary

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