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slob

 (slŏb)
n. Informal
A person regarded as slovenly, crude, or obnoxious.

[Irish Gaelic slab, mud, from Old Irish, probably of Scandinavian origin; akin to Swedish dialectal slabb, mud.]

slob′bish, slob′by adj.

slob

(slɒb)
n
1. informal a slovenly, unattractive, and lazy person
2. Irish mire
vb
to behave like a slob
[C19: from Irish slab mud; compare slab]
ˈslobbish adj

slob

(slɒb)

n.
a slovenly or boorish person.
[1770–80; < Irish slab(a) mud, mire]
slob′by, adj. -bi•er, -bi•est.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.slob - a coarse obnoxious personslob - a coarse obnoxious person    
litter lout, litterbug, litterer - a person who litters public places with refuse
slovenly woman, slut, trollop, slattern - a dirty untidy woman
vulgarian - a vulgar person (especially someone who makes a vulgar display of wealth)

slob

noun (Informal) layabout, lounger, loafer, couch potato (slang), idler, good-for-nothing My boyfriend used to call me a fat slob.
Translations

slob

[slɒb] Nvago/a m/f, dejado/a m/f
slob out VI + ADVholgazanear, zanganear, haraganear

slob

[ˈslɒb] nbon(ne) m/f à rien
a lazy slob → un flemmard

slob

n (inf)Drecksau f (inf)

slob

[slɒb] n (fam) → sciattone/a
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In all, 60 per cent in the survey for Persil said the UK was getting slobbier.
Title is taken from standard Japanese apartment-rental lingo (2 bedrooms, living room, dining room, kitchen), and refers to digs shared by Nozomi ("Manhole's" Eiko Koike), an anal-retentive smalltown girl new to Tokyo, and the slobbier Lana (Maho Nonami), trying to live down a porno past by breaking into tonier fare.
In Queer Eye, five gay men, each a practitioner of some lifestyle-enhancing profession--fashion, grooming, interior design, food, and entertainment--performs a "makeover" on a straight man, the slobbier the better, advising him on how to dress, groom himself, decorate his apartment, prepare a sophisticated meal, and handle some important life event, such as proposing to his girlfriend or taking her out dancing.