Dictionary.com

lab

[ lab ]
/ læb /
Save This Word!

noun
QUIZ
TEST YOUR MERIT ON THESE NEW WORDS IN 2021
The Dictionary added new words and definition to our vast collection, and we want to see how well-versed you are in the formally recognized new lingo. Take the quiz!
Question 1 of 8
What does JEDI stand for?
Meet Grammar CoachWrite or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing
Meet Grammar CoachImprove Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

Origin of lab

By shortening

Other definitions for lab (2 of 5)

Lab
[ lab ]
/ læb /

noun
Informal. Labrador retriever.

Origin of Lab

By shortening

Other definitions for lab (3 of 5)

LAB

or lab


abbreviation Slang.
life’s a bitch (used to acknowledge, often dismissively, a difficult or unfair circumstance).

Origin of LAB

From its use in digital communications

Other definitions for lab (4 of 5)

lab.

abbreviation
labor.
laboratory.
laborer.

Other definitions for lab (5 of 5)

Lab.

abbreviation
Laborite.
Labrador.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

How to use lab in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for lab (1 of 3)

lab
/ (læb) /

noun informal
short for laboratory
short for Labrador retriever

British Dictionary definitions for lab (2 of 3)

lab.

abbreviation for
laboratory
labour

British Dictionary definitions for lab (3 of 3)

Lab.

abbreviation for
politics Labour
Labrador
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK