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dub

play
verb \ ˈdəb \

Definition of dub

dubbed; dubbing
transitive verb
1 a :to confer knighthood on
  • was dubbed Sir Philip
b :to call by a distinctive title, epithet, or nickname
  • Critics have dubbed him the new king of rock 'n' roll.
2 :to trim or remove the comb (see 1comb 2a) and wattles of
3 a golf :to hit (a ball or shot) poorly
b :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


2

dub

noun

Definition of dub

:one who is inept or clumsy

Origin and Etymology of dub

see 1dub


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dub

noun

Definition of dub

chiefly Scotland

Origin and Etymology of dub

Middle English (Scots) dubbe


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dub

verb

Definition of dub

dubbed; dubbing
transitive verb
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.
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.
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

Other Audio Recording Terms


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dub

noun

Definition of dub

:Jamaican music in which audio effects and spoken or chanted words are imposed on an instrumental reggae background

First Known Use of dub

1974


DUB Defined for Kids

1

dub

play
verb \ ˈdəb \

Definition of dub for Students

dubbed; dubbing
1 :to make a knight of
2 :2name 1, nickname
  • The football player was dubbed “The Bulldozer.”

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dub

verb

Definition of dub for Students

dubbed; dubbing
:to add (a different language or sound effects) to a film or broadcast

Medical Dictionary

DUB

abbreviation

medical Definition of DUB

dysfunctional uterine bleeding


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