verb \ˈfləb\

: to fail to do (something) correctly


Full Definition of FLUB

transitive verb
:  to make a mess of :  botch <flubbed my lines>
intransitive verb
:  blunder

Examples of FLUB

  1. The ball went right to him but he flubbed the catch.
  2. The actress flubbed several lines.

Origin of FLUB

origin unknown
First Known Use: 1904

Rhymes with FLUB



Definition of FLUB

:  an act or instance of flubbing :  blunder

Examples of FLUB

  1. <when she was told her information was wrong, she apologized for the flub and immediately corrected it>

First Known Use of FLUB



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