Definition of schlub in English:

schlub

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Pronunciation: /ʃlʌb
 
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(also shlub)

noun

North American informal
  • A talentless, unattractive, or boorish person: it’s brave on her part—a glamour girl playing a schlub
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    • Seems like Lady Luck is finally smiling on the unattractive shlub.
    • But in this case, these guys were shlubs who didn't even enjoy themselves.
    • ‘My friend and I couldn't get over how every great woman we know from college - great, smart, accomplished women - date these total schlubs: guys with no money, no ambition, no redeeming qualities and no clue,’ she said.

Origin

1960s: Yiddish shlub, perhaps from Polish żłób.

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