zhlub

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

zhlub (plural zhlubs)

  1. a crude person lacking in social skills along with insensitivity, clumsiness and a lack of manners
  2. an oaf, a bumpkin
  3. nebbish, a person of no color

Usage notes[edit]

  • Lexicographers refer to an ad placed in the personals by a schlub reading: "Sweet Jewish guy, 40. No skeletons, no heavy baggage. No personality, either."
  • For usage examples of this term, see the citations page.

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