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I've watched yo' fur hours when I wur a great lubberly lad, an' when yo' gettin' to be a woman it wur th' same thing.

It makes me sick to think of having to trust to an accident like that, like a lubberly cockney out for a boozy Bank Holiday sail.

This was done in a lubberly and irregular manner, as if little concert or order prevailed on board them.

I do not say that the cutter is downright lubberly, Master Pathfinder; but she has faults, and great faults.

I did that, sir, said a great lubberly fellow, stepping forward; and preciously I cut my knuckle gain his mouth.


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On this page you'll find 85 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to lubberly, such as: bulky, heavy-handed, inept, ponderous, ungainly, and unwieldy.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.