The latest purge prompted Carl Bildt, Sweden's foreign minister, to dub Mr Kim's regime “the empire of horror.”
To combat the malaise, fast food joints are pursuing a high-low strategy, or, as I prefer to dub it, the “Moms and Bros” strategy.
His friendship with Bill Clinton has prompted Barbara Bush to dub Clinton her fifth son.
Initially, President Obama wowed the big rich, leading The New York Times to dub him “the hedge fund candidate.”
Support for the royals rose to 35-year highs, leading some wags to dub Prince George “the Republican slayer”.
If you guess right, you're a famous detective; if you guess wrong, you're a dub.
There was ne'er a gude toun but there was a dub at the end o't.
And we will dub the other Luke, if that will mend the matter.'
Pike and dub followed on his heels, with the rest of the team behind.
Ira looked mildly gratified and said Thank you and secretly liked Fred better for being gracious to a dub like he.
"give a name to," originally "make a knight," from late Old English dubbian "knight by striking with a sword" (11c.), a late word, perhaps borrowed from Old French aduber "equip with arms, adorn" (11c.) of uncertain origin, but there are phonetic difficulties. Meaning "provided with a name" is from 1590s. Related: Dubbed; dubbing.
"add or alter sound on film," 1929, shortening of double; so called because it involves re-recording voices onto a soundtrack. The type of re-mixed reggae music was so called from 1974, probably for the same reason. Related: Dubbed; dubbing.
: A flood of dub versions followed
A form of reggae music marked by weird, unexpected, and discontinuous sounds: The hypnotic weirdness of such music has helped make dub the most popular form of reggae
[1970s+; probably fr the electronic technique of dubbing, ''doubling,'' sound tracks]
[1920s+; fr double]