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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


  1. dubber(Noun)

    A person who records or adds a dubbed soundtrack to a film

  2. dubber(Noun)

    A globular vessel or bottle of leather, used in India to hold ghee, oil, etc.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dubber(noun)

    one who, or that which, dubs

  2. Dubber(noun)

    a globular vessel or bottle of leather, used in India to hold ghee, oil, etc

Anagrams of dubber

  1. rubbed


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