Green’s Dictionary of Slang

tube n.2

[a tube is hollow inside, like the person’s brain; or use of tube n.1 (1) as generic insult]

(Scot.) a person, usu. with a suggestion of stupidity.

[Ire]Share Slanguage.
[UK]I. Welsh Filth 32: You think [...] any ay the cunts on the promotion board’ll listen to that tube.
[UK]I. Rankin Naming of the Dead 2007 374: Fuck off. Six in the top corner, watch this, ya choob.
[UK](con. 1980s) I. Welsh Skagboys 85: Steady, ya fuckin choob.