[ fluhb ]
/ flʌb /
verb (used with or without object), flubbed, flub·bing.
to perform poorly; blunder; bungle: He flubbed the last shot and lost the match.
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Origin of flub
An Americanism dating back to 1920–25; origin uncertain
OTHER WORDS FROM flubflubber, noun
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How to use flub in a sentence
British Dictionary definitions for flub
an embarrassing mistake or blunder
verb flubs, flubbing or flubbed
(intr) to blunder or make an embarrassing mistake
Word Origin for flub
C20: of origin unknown
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