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noun Informal.

liberation (def. 2): women's lib; gay lib.
a libber.

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Origin of lib

First recorded in 1965–70; by shortening

Definition for lib (2 of 4)

lib.1

abbreviation

book.

Origin of lib.

1
From the Latin word liber

Definition for lib (3 of 4)

lib.2

abbreviation

librarian.
library.

Definition for lib (4 of 4)

Lib.

abbreviation

Liberal.
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British Dictionary definitions for lib (1 of 3)

lib
/ (lɪb) /

noun

informal, sometimes derogatory short for liberation (def. 2)

British Dictionary definitions for lib (2 of 3)

lib.

abbreviation for

librarian
library

British Dictionary definitions for lib (3 of 3)

Lib.

abbreviation for

Liberal
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