Definition of lubberly in English:

lubberly

adjective

  • 1dialect, archaic Big and clumsy.

    ‘they employed two great lubberly men’
  • 2informal Characteristic of a landlubber; unseamanlike.

    ‘the lubberly and untidy habits of members of the crew’

adverb

dialect, archaic
  • In a clumsy or unskilful manner.

Origin

Late 16th century: from lubber.

Pronunciation

lubberly

/ˈlʌbəli/