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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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Alan Scherstuhl wrote in memory of Walker "He was a transparent hunk, somehow convincing audiences he was more like us schlubs in the seats than he was like Vin Diesel, The Rock, or the Abercrombie models he actually resembled.
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As a general rule, DDR gamers do not have the chiseled physiques of, say, Miami Dolphins defensive end Jason Taylor, but neither are they the kind of lazy schlubs you might imagine chained to some dragon slayer video game in the basement.