dibs

plural noun \ ˈdibz \
Updated on: 8 Nov 2017

Definition of dibs

1 slang : money especially in small amounts
2 : claim, rights
  • I have dibs on that piece of cake

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Origin and Etymology of dibs

short for dibstones jacks, from obsolete dib to dab



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dibs

noun

Definition of dibs for English Language Learners

  • : the right to have or choose something



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