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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdubdub1 /dʌb/ verb (dubbed, dubbing) [transitive] πŸ”Š πŸ”Š 1 NAME OF A PERSONto give something or someone a name that describes them in some way β†’ label, namebe dubbed something πŸ”Š The body, thousands of years old, was found in the Alps and dubbed β€˜The Iceman’.2 SLLAMto change the original spoken language of a film or television programme into another languagebe dubbed into something πŸ”Š a British film dubbed into French Grammar Dub is usually passive in meanings 1 and 2.3 especially British EnglishTCR to make a record out of two or more different pieces of music or sound mixed together4 American English to copy a recording from a tape or CD onto another tape5 PGOif a king or queen dubs someone, they give the title of knight to that person in a special ceremonyβ†’ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
dubβ€’ Diana, who dubbed Camilla the Rottweiler, no longer cares.β€’ Johnson was dubbed "Magic" while playing high school basketball.β€’ The program to distribute Thanksgiving turkeys was dubbed "Operation Gobble."β€’ Vic hadn't decided whether to dub or not.β€’ Griner uses it for dubbing recorded music and transferring certain selections to cassette tapes.β€’ The two men had such a reputation for drug abuse that they were dubbed "The Toxic Twins."