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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

dubdʌb(v.t.)dubbed, dub•bing.

  1. to invest with name, epithet, nickname, or title:

    He was dubbed a hero.

  2. to strike lightly with a sword in the ceremony of conferring knighthood.

Origin of dub:

1175–1225; ME; late OE *dubbian < AF dubber, dobber, aph. form of ad(o)uber=a-a -5+-do(u)ber < Frankish *dubban to strike, beat, c. LG dubben,dub3; cf. daube



  1. an awkward, unskillful person.

    Category: Status (usage)

* Slang..

Origin of dub:

1885–90; of expressive orig., cf. flub , flubdub , dub3

dubdʌb(v.t.)dubbed, dub•bing.

  1. to hit (a golf ball) poorly.

    Category: Sport

  2. to execute poorly.

Origin of dub:

1505–15; appar. same as dub1

dubdʌb(v.; n.)dubbed, dub•bing

  1. (v.t.)to furnish (a film or tape) with a new sound track, as one recorded in the language of the country of import.

    Category: Hi-Fi and Audio

  2. to add (music, speech, etc.) to a film or tape recording (often fol. by in).

    Category: Hi-Fi and Audio

  3. to copy (a tape or disc).

    Category: Hi-Fi and Audio

  4. (n.)the new sounds added to a film or tape.

    Category: Hi-Fi and Audio

Origin of dub:

1925–30; short for double



  1. a pool of water; puddle.

    Category: Scottish

* Chiefly Scot..

Origin of dub:

1490–1500; of obscure orig.; perh. akin to G Tümpel pond, puddle

Princeton's WordNet

  1. dub(verb)

    the new sounds added by dubbing

  2. dub, nickname(verb)

    give a nickname to

  3. dub(verb)

    provide (movies) with a soundtrack of a foreign language

  4. knight, dub(verb)

    raise (someone) to knighthood

    "The Beatles were knighted"


  1. dub(Noun)

    A twenty dollar sack of marijuana.

  2. dub(Noun)

    Wheel rims measuring 20 inches or more.

  3. Origin: From a shortening of the word double.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dub(verb)

    to confer knighthood upon; as, the king dubbed his son Henry a knight

  2. Dub(verb)

    to invest with any dignity or new character; to entitle; to call

  3. Dub(verb)

    to clothe or invest; to ornament; to adorn

  4. Dub(verb)

    to strike, rub, or dress smooth; to dab;

  5. Dub(verb)

    to dress with an adz; as, to dub a stick of timber smooth

  6. Dub(verb)

    to strike cloth with teasels to raise a nap

  7. Dub(verb)

    to rub or dress with grease, as leather in the process of cyrrying it

  8. Dub(verb)

    to prepare for fighting, as a gamecock, by trimming the hackles and cutting off the comb and wattles

  9. Dub(verb)

    to make a noise by brisk drumbeats

  10. Dub(noun)

    a blow

  11. Dub(noun)

    a pool or puddle

Anagrams of dub

  1. BDU

Translations for dub

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to give (a film) a new sound-track (eg in a different language).

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