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looby +‎ -ly


loobily (comparative more loobily, superlative most loobily)

  1. (obsolete) awkward; ungainly
    • Thomas Fuller
      There was in Wales a great and loobily image, called Darvell Gatherne, of which an old prophecy went that it should burn a forest []


loobily (comparative more loobily, superlative most loobily)

  1. awkwardly
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for loobily in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)