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slang A dull, dowdy, or untalented person; someone who is generally unattractive, uninspiring, or unremarkable. From Yiddish. I'll never understand why such a knockout beauty as she is with a schlub like him. The tribute band, as it were, was just a bunch of schlubs in cheap costumes and makeup playing KISS's greatest hits—and playing them badly, at that.
schluband zhlub (ʃləb and ʒləb)
n. a dull, unpolished person, usually a male. (Yiddish.) I spent the whole evening listening to that schlub from New Hampshire.