landlubber etymology

English word landlubber comes from English lubber

Detailed word origin of landlubber

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
lubber English (eng) (nautical) an inexperienced or novice sailor; a landlubber. A clumsy or lazy person.
landlubber English (eng) (nautical, pejorative) Someone unfamiliar with the sea or seamanship, especially a novice seaman.