Definition of “dub” - English Dictionary

“dub” in British English

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dubverb

uk /dʌb/ us /dʌb/ -bb-

dub verb (NAME)

[ T + noun ] to give something or someone a particular name, especially describing what you think of it, him, or her:

She was dubbed by the newspapers "the Angel of Death".

dubnoun [ U ]

uk /dʌb/ us /dʌb/

a style of music or poetry connected with reggae in which the main part of the tune is removed and various special effects are added

(Definition of “dub” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“dub” in American English

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dubverb [ T ]

us /dʌb/ -bb-

dub verb [ T ] (NAME)

to give something or someone a particular name, esp. describing what you think of that person or thing:

At age 21 Ella Fitzgerald was dubbed "The First Lady of Swing."

dub verb [ T ] (CHANGE)

to use different voices, sounds, or images in a movie, television program, recording, etc., to replace others made originally or as added parts:

She is no singer, and her rock ’n’ roll numbers were dubbed.
The scenery is dubbed into the CD-ROM movie using computer-graphics software.

(Definition of “dub” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)