first dibs on

idiom

Definition of first dibs on

US, informal
: choice of (something) before anyone else gets to pick The farm always gives first dibs on its vegetables to local families.

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“First dibs on.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/first%20dibs%20on. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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