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dub

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verb \ˈdəb\

Definition of dub

dubbed

;

dubbing

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1a :  to confer knighthood on was dubbed Sir Philipb :  to call by a distinctive title, epithet, or nickname Critics have dubbed him the new king of rock 'n' roll.

  3. 2 :  to trim or remove the comb (see 1comb 2a) and wattles of

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

dubber

noun

Origin and Etymology 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


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dub

noun

Definition of dub

  1. :  one who is inept or clumsy

Origin and Etymology of dub

see 1dub


First Known Use: 1884


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dub

noun

Definition of dub

chiefly Scotland

  1. :  pool, puddle

Origin and Etymology of dub

Middle English (Scots) dubbe


First Known Use: 15th century


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dub

verb

Definition of dub

dubbed

;

dubbing

  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 They dubbed in the music.

  3. 2 :  to provide (a motion-picture film) with a new soundtrack and especially dialogue in a different language The film was dubbed in French and Spanish.

  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 and Etymology 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


DUB Defined for Kids

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dub

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verb \ˈdəb\

Definition of dub for Students

dubbed

;

dubbing

  1. 1 :  to make a knight of

  2. 2 :  2name 1, nickname The football player was dubbed “The Bulldozer.”


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dub

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verb

Definition of dub for Students

dubbed

;

dubbing

  1. :  to add (a different language or sound effects) to a film or broadcast


Medical Dictionary

DUB

abbreviation

Medical Definition of DUB

  1. dysfunctional uterine bleeding



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