dibs on

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of dibs on

US, informal
used to say one is making a claim (to something)
  • "I call dibs on the front seat!"

Word by Word Definitions

dibs play
  1. : money especially in small amounts

  2. : claim, rights


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