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flub

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verb \ˈfləb\

Definition of flub

flubbed

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flubbing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to make a mess of :  botch flubbed my lines

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  blunder

Examples of flub in a Sentence

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

  2. The actress flubbed several lines.

Origin and Etymology of flub

origin unknown


First Known Use: 1904


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flub

noun

Definition of flub

  1. :  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

1900

First Known Use of flub

1900


FLUB Defined for English Language Learners

flub

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Definition of flub for English Language Learners

  • : to fail to do (something) correctly


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