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Definition of "dub" []

  • To tap lightly on the shoulder by way of conferring knighthood. (verb-transitive)
  • To honor with a new title or description. (verb-transitive)
  • To give a name to facetiously or playfully; nickname. (verb-transitive)
  • To strike, cut, or rub (timber or leather, for example) so as to make even or smooth. (verb-transitive)
  • To dress (a fowl). (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "dub" in a sentence
  • "He had our attention right off the bat with the promise of Queen/Bowie and Muppets, but his dedication to the lip dub is what really stands out."
  • "You can view the episodes subtitled or dubbed, although dub is the default."
  • "I guess this means G-dub is a sworn in again Christian."