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Meaning of dub

dub

Pronunciation: (dub), [key]
— v., dubbed, dub•bing,
—v.t.
  1. to invest with any name, character, dignity, or title; style; name; call: He was dubbed a hero.
  2. to strike lightly with a sword in the ceremony of conferring knighthood; make, or designate as, a knight: The king dubbed him a knight.
  3. to strike, cut, rub, or make smooth, as leather or timber.
  4. to shave off the outer surface of the planking of (a ship).

dub

Pronunciation: (dub), [key]
— n. Slang.
  1. an awkward, unskillful person.

dub

Pronunciation: (dub), [key]
— v., n. dubbed, dub•bing,
—v.t.
  1. to thrust; poke.
  2. to hit (a ball) poorly; misplay (a shot).
  3. to execute poorly.
—v.i.
  1. to thrust; poke.
—n.
  1. a thrust; poke.
  2. a drumbeat.

dub

Pronunciation: (dub), [key]
— v., n. dubbed, dub•bing,
—v.t.
  1. to furnish (a film or tape) with a new sound track, as one recorded in the language of the country of import.
  2. to add (music, speech, etc.) to a film or tape recording (often fol. by in).
  3. to copy (a tape or disc recording).
—v.i.
  1. to copy program material from one tape recording onto another.
  2. to omit or erase (unwanted sound) on a tape or sound track: to dub out background noise.
—n.
  1. the new sounds added to a film or tape.

dub

Pronunciation: (dub), [key]
— n. Chiefly Scot.
  1. a pool of water; puddle.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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