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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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Sooner or later, though, millions of shlubs dependent on pension checks, annuities, or monthly payouts of one kind or another will notice that something has stopped landing in the mailbox.
It's not competing to get superpowers the way ordinary shlubs go on American Idol or The Apprentice to magically transform into pop stars or top executives.
9% of other women - have pretty bad dumb luck with the men in their life and more often than not end up with shlubs like me.
9% of other women ( have pretty bad dumb luck with the men in their life and more often than not end up with shlubs like me.
Enjoying the image of some FBI shlubs in hindquarters gathering paper with lots of black-out, I hoped he put those files to the best literary uses.