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    Moral slob

    Can anybody give some synonyms for moral slob.

    A woman calls his husband like that.

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    Re: Moral slob

    Quote Originally Posted by Tuca View Post
    Can anybody give some synonyms for moral slob?
    I can't think of any synonyms for moral slob. I have never heard the term before.



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    Re: Moral slob

    Well, I haven't heard anyone called a "moral slob" before, but I can take a guess at the meaning. A moral slob would be someone loose with morals. So if I had to give a synonym, I'd say someone who's not ethical.

    Hope it helps~


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    Re: Moral slob

    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee View Post
    I can't think of any synonyms for moral slob. I have never heard the term before.

    Just a thought. The reason that 'moral slob' doesn't seem to register with ENLs is that the adjective that normally collocates with 'slob' is 'immoral'. And the interesting thing is that, in this case, the adjective doesn't define the noun 'slob' in the way that, say, 'big' does, which makes one's slobbiness/slobbitude larger, more pronounced.

    Using 'immoral' simply adds an extra insult. He is both immoral and a slob.
    Last edited by riverkid; 16-Jun-2008 at 03:42.

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