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dub

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verb \ˈdəb\

Definition of dub

dubbeddub·bing

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 a :  to confer knighthood on b :  to call by a distinctive title, epithet, or nickname

  3. 2 :  to trim or remove the comb and wattles of

  4. 3 a :  to hit (a golf ball or shot) poorly b :  to execute poorly <a dubbed attempt>

dub·ber noun


Origin of dub

Middle English dubben, from Old English dubbian; akin to Old Norse dubba to dub, Old High German tubili plug


First Known Use: before 12th century

Rhymes with dub


2

dub

noun

Definition of dub

  1. :  one who is inept or clumsy



1884

First Known Use of dub

1884


3

dub

noun

Definition of dub

chiefly Scottish

  1. :  pool, puddle



Origin of dub

Middle English (Scots) dubbe


First Known Use: 15th century


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dub

verb

Definition of dub

dubbeddub·bing

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to add (sound effects or new dialogue) to a film or to a radio or television production —usually used with in

  3. 2 :  to provide (a motion-picture film) with a new sound track and especially dialogue in a different language

  4. 3 :  to make a new recording of (sound or videotape already recorded); also :  to mix (recorded sound or videotape from different sources) into a single recording

dubber noun


Origin of dub

by shortening & alteration from double


First Known Use: 1930

Other Audio Recording Terms


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dub

noun

Definition of dub

  1. :  Jamaican music in which audio effects and spoken or chanted words are imposed on an instrumental reggae background



1974

First Known Use of dub

1974



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