verb (used with or without object), flubbed, flub·bing.
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Origin of flub
OTHER WORDS FROM flubflubber, noun
Example sentences from the Web for flub
When we did it in the dress rehearsal one of the music cues was late and we both flubbed a rap line.How Aidy Bryant Stealthily Became Your Favorite ‘Saturday Night Live’ Star|Kevin Fallon|October 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Lumet considered firing Dunaway after she flubbed her way through her dialogue.Paddy Chayefsky: The Dark Prophet of ‘Network’ News|Tim Teeman|February 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Impressively, no one totally flubbed—or even had a Marco Rubio waterboy moment.It’s Not the President’s Speech That Makes News but the Reactions to It|Michelle Cottle|January 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Never mind that the State Department flubbed the Russian word on the button, which translated to “over-loaded.”
The Beeb flubbed a pedophilia story with a case of mistaken identity.BBC Critics Cry Witch Hunt in Newsnight Child-Abuse Report|Peter Jukes|November 14, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The Lester-bot lobbed one to Perry-bot, but Perry-bot flubbed the toss.Makers|Cory Doctorow
Every time his name came up, somebody would say, "Oh, yes; he flubbed the contact on Whatzit."Naudsonce|H. Beam Piper
I flubbed my drive, smothered my brassie shot, and heeled my third into the woods.Torchy As A Pa|Sewell Ford