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lib

noun \ ˈlib \
Updated on: 19 Nov 2017

Definition of lib

plural libs
1 : liberation 2
2 informal
a : a politically liberal person : 2liberal c
  • The reason Obama keeps tilting left is that so many independents have dumped him and he has almost no chance of getting them back. So energizing libs for a massive turnout is his next-best hope.
  • —Michael Goodwin
b Lib; plural Libs : a member or supporter of a Liberal political party : 2liberal b
  • Like their Labor counterparts, many young Libs found willing political patronage and slipped seamlessly onto the payrolls of MPs and some eventually entered Parliament themselves, to play politics on a bigger field.
  • —George Morgan

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First Known Use of lib

1970


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lib

abbreviation

Definition of lib

1 liberal
2 librarian, library


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