Dog·rib | \ˈdȯˌgrib sometimes ˈdäˌ-\
plural Dogrib or Dogribs

Definition of Dogrib 

1a : an Athapaskan people of the region between Great Slave Lake and Great Bear Lake, Canada

b : a member of such people

2 : a language of the Dogrib people

Love words?

You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

First Known Use of Dogrib

1823, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Dogrib

translation of Déné Thlingchadinne

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about Dogrib

Dictionary Entries near Dogrib

dog point

dog poison



dog robber

dog rose

dog run

Statistics for Dogrib

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for Dogrib

The first known use of Dogrib was in 1823

See more words from the same year

Comments on Dogrib

What made you want to look up Dogrib? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).


not any or not one

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Great Scrabble Words—A Quiz

  • scrabble-tiles-that-read-scrabble-quiz
  • Which of the following Q-without-U words means the number five in cards or dice?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.


Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!