schlub


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schlub

also shlub  (shlŭb) or zhlub (zhlŭb)
n. Slang
A person regarded as clumsy, stupid, or unattractive.

[Yiddish, from Polish żl̷ób, trough, blockhead.]

schlub

(ʃlʌb)
n
slang US a coarse or contemptible person
[Yiddish, of uncertain origin]
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Rob Schlub joins DJI as Vice President of R&D, and Darren Liccardo as Vice President of Engineering.
The same goes for the poor schlub buying a used Skoda Octavia Scout or even an Audi Allroad.
Surely Michael hadn't been, you know, simply pretending to be a hopeless schlub in order to lull his fellow competitors into a false sense of security?
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He's a fine actor, but whenever I see George Clooney play a schlub, I certainly cannot suspend disbelief.
Indeed, you've only got to go online to see the vitriolic reaction that's heaped upon the poor schlub who inadvertently gives the game away as to how some new celluloid blockbuster or long-running cult series pans out - honestly, it's vicious.
See Mahlert, 73-74: "DaB die Holty-Vertonungen am Anfang und der Marike-Gesang am SchluB des Liederliefts stein, hat dither em n doppelten Sinn: Zuni einen 'beginnt' die Liebe, auf die sich das Erinnern des Schltifigesangs beziehen 15.
You're not Princess Grace; you're some schlub from Cleveland.
He plays everything from a leading man to a supreme schlub, and he has the ability to keep audiences rooting for him, no matter how much of a jerk he plays.
Among men, the Tough Guy, the Consummate Gentleman, the Upstanding Fellow, the Outsider, the Schlub, the Permanent Child, the Destroyed Adolescent, the Man Who Consumes Himself to Death have all been constantly reinvented.
I chose Skidmore College because I wanted to major in something other than metalsmithing, but I still wanted to continue to make jewelry, and there aren't many colleges out there that let any old schlub take such a specified art class without majoring in it.