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[ duhbd ]


  1. given a specified name, title, nickname, or other designation:

    In his new line of glam fashions, the aptly dubbed “King of Sequins” draws on pop-culture references to bring the dazzling red-carpet world to street-ready life.

  2. having had knighthood conferred by a monarch in a special ceremony:

    Though he was a newly dubbed knight, he was trusted early with several commands because of his prior successful campaigns.

  3. (of leather or timber) cut, rubbed, or made smooth:

    The bracelet is of dubbed leather with a thickness of 2 mm, black in color.


  1. the simple past tense and past participle of dub 1( def ).



[ duhbd ]


  1. (of a film or tape) furnished with a new soundtrack, especially one recorded in a different language:

    A lot of mainstream cinemas don't like to show dubbed films because of the difficulty of syncing speech to actors’ mouth movements.

  2. (of music, speech, or sound effects) added to a film or tape recording:

    This film has opening and closing titles with some dubbed sound and music, but no dialogue.

  3. (of an audio recording) copied or being a copy:

    I can't tell you how many mornings I spent listening to this album on a dubbed cassette tape, back when I was 12 years old.


  1. the simple past tense and past participle of dub 4( def ).

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The phenomenon led BusinessWeek to dub the mass of new traders “Generation Robinhood” in a recent cover story.

From Fortune

In mockery of stuffy academia, they dubbed themselves the Olympia Academy.

He had also predicted the existence of a lightweight, electrically neutral particle—later dubbed the neutrino—that, while yet to be found experimentally, already offered a way forward in understanding a radiative process called beta decay.

The supervised classrooms — which the city has dubbed CARE classrooms — are staffed with existing school support personnel or after-school-program employees.

NASA dubbed the flight Space Transportation System-1, or STS-1 for short, and it marked the first of 135 space shuttle missions.

The Big Five banks dubbed too big to fail, are 35 percent bigger than they were when the meltdown was triggered.

There was The Brittany Murphy Story, dubbed a “colossal mess” by reviewers.

The raw materials— tin, tantalum, tungsten and gold—were dubbed “conflict minerals.”

The caliber at which Sam and the entire crew preformed dubbed them professionals not students.

William Dean Howells dubbed it the “true way of running off.”

Shall he style his father Noble homme and perhaps Honorable homme, whilst he himself is dubbed Messire?

The Wasp Fly—dubbed with brown bear or cow's hair, ribbed with yellow silk, and the wings of the inside of starling's wing.

The White Palmer—dubbed with white peacock's harl, and a black hackle over it.

The Fern Fly—dubbed with the fur from a hare's neck, which is of a fern colour, wings dark grey feather of mallard.

The Black Palmer—dubbed with black copper coloured peacock's harl, and a black cock's hackle over that, wings, blackbird.


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