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flub

verb \ ˈfləb \

Definition of flub

flubbed; flubbing
transitive verb
:to make a mess of :botch
  • flubbed my lines
intransitive verb

Examples of flub in a Sentence

  1. The ball went right to him but he flubbed the catch.

  2. The actress flubbed several lines.

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Origin and Etymology of flub

origin unknown


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flub

noun

Definition of flub

:an act or instance of flubbing :blunder

Examples of flub in a Sentence

  1. when she was told her information was wrong, she apologized for the flub and immediately corrected it

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First Known Use of flub

1900


FLUB Defined for English Language Learners

flub

verb

Definition of flub for English Language Learners

  • : to fail to do (something) correctly


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