As nouns the difference between flubber and slubber
is that flubber
is a rubbery polymer formed by cross-linking of polyvinyl alcohol with a boron compound while slubber
is a person who, or a machine which, slubs.
As a verb slubber is
to do hastily, imperfectly, or sloppily.
A rubbery polymer formed by cross-linking of polyvinyl alcohol with a boron compound.
To do hastily, imperfectly, or sloppily.
* 1597 , , Merchant of Venice , act 2, sc. 8,
- Slubber not business for my sake, Bassanio,
To daub; to stain; to cover carelessly.
- But stay the very riping of the time.
* 1914 , , Mutiny of the Elsinore , ch. 33:
- There is no art that hath more slubbered with aphorisming pedantry than the art of policy.
- It grows colder, and grayer, and penguins cry in the night, and huge amphibians moan and slubber .
A person who, or a machine which, slubs.
* Oxford English Dictionary , second edition (1989)
* Random House Webster's Unabridged Electronic Dictionary (1987-1996)