lube

noun
\ ˈlüb How to pronounce lube (audio) \

Definition of lube

1 : lubricant
2 : an application of a lubricant : lubrication

Examples of lube in a Sentence

He took his car to the garage for a lube and oil change.

Recent Examples on the Web

Zvolerin is optimistic that such specialty lubes will help revitalize the market. E.j. Dickson, Vox, "There’s a stigma around lube. These brands want to change that.," 14 Dec. 2018 Fortunately, there’s also an easy solution to your wetness issue: lube. Vanessa Marin, Allure, "Ask a Sex Therapist: Why Is My Vagina Always So Dry During Sex?," 11 Oct. 2018 There is a seemingly endless thirst for DIY/household lube alternatives, but Planned Parenthood warns against most of them, as lotions, baby oil, and Vaseline can be irritating, and can also break condoms. Katie Heaney, The Cut, "Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Get Your Sex-Ed From Vanderpump Rules," 30 May 2018 The result is that young people use lube inconsistently, if at all. E.j. Dickson, Vox, "There’s a stigma around lube. These brands want to change that.," 14 Dec. 2018 Anal play should be pain-free, so take it slow and pile on the lube (or spit). Zoë Ligon, Allure, "9 Things You Need to Know Before You Have Anal," 5 Nov. 2018 There’s an easy solution to your wetness concern: lube. Vanessa Marin, Allure, "Ask a Sex Therapist: Why Is My Vagina Always So Dry During Sex?," 11 Oct. 2018 Every Woman Must Learn Before Turning 30 Use lots (and lots) of lubeExperts can't stress enough the importance of using plenty of lubricant. Hannah Norling, Health.com, "5 Things You Need to Know Before You Try Anal Sex," 27 Feb. 2018 Read more stories about sexuality and exploration: Now, watch our wellness editor try out flavored lube: Follow Allure on Instagram and Twitter, and subscribe to our newsletter for daily beauty stories delivered right to your inbox. Sophie Saint Thomas, Allure, "How The Satisfyer Pro 2 Vibrator Made Me Realize I'm Actually a Squirter," 14 June 2018

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First Known Use of lube

1926, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for lube

short for lubricating oil

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lube

noun

English Language Learners Definition of lube

informal
: the act of putting lubricant on the moving parts of a vehicle

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