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 business for my sake. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. To daub; to stain; to cover carelessly. [1913 Webster]

There is no art that hath more . . . slubbered with aphorisming pedantry than the art of policy. --Milton. [1913 Webster]


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  • 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 business for… …   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

  • 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 — 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 :… …   Useful english dictionary

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