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Definition of "dib" [dib]

  • To dig a hole by poking; especially, to dig a small hole in soil for the purpose of planting a bulb or seed (verb)
  • To move in a rapid, cautious manner; especially, with movement like a mouse or rat. (verb)
  • One of the small bones in the knee joints of sheep uniting the bones above and below the joints. (noun)

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Use "dib" in a sentence
  • ""That's all you know about it," he said carelessly, as he shut one eye and took steady aim at the "dib" in the ring, "I've had two.""
  • "The emphasis was and still is on self reliance with competitors doing all their own navigation as part of a pair or solo, travelling to different checkpoints where they 'dib' their electronic 'dibber' to show they've been there."
  • "One captain complains about the bad air on his ship and I have no idea where this is going until he calls "dib" on Galactica's air filters."