His NGA initiative is dubbed “A Better Bottom Line: Employing People With Disabilities.”
The United Nations has dubbed this specious argument “the legitimacy of blackmail.”
It was the first time I witnessed his balanced mix of strength and kindness, or what could be dubbed his “Buddha nature.”
His lips seemed to say something along the lines of: “They are on a mission,” but that line was dubbed over.
A Fox Business Network segment last week dubbed Obama the “fundraiser-in-chief” and accused him of avoiding his official duties.
The lady is from Marblehead; the other has before-time been dubbed the Grumbler.
He dubbed himself a fool that he had not guessed so much before.
He showed his shrewdness in the acquisition of this property because he bought it at a time when the region was dubbed a "desert."
Some ignoramus, or some wit, had dubbed him the King of Ireland, and he was playing to the part.
So, too, in the Empire a dubbed knight is “ritter geschlagen.”
"give a name to," originally "make a knight," from late Old English dubbian "knight by striking with a sword" (11c.), a late word, perhaps borrowed from Old French aduber "equip with arms, adorn" (11c.) of uncertain origin, but there are phonetic difficulties. Meaning "provided with a name" is from 1590s. Related: Dubbed; dubbing.
"add or alter sound on film," 1929, shortening of double; so called because it involves re-recording voices onto a soundtrack. The type of re-mixed reggae music was so called from 1974, probably for the same reason. Related: Dubbed; dubbing.
: A flood of dub versions followed
A form of reggae music marked by weird, unexpected, and discontinuous sounds: The hypnotic weirdness of such music has helped make dub the most popular form of reggae
[1970s+; probably fr the electronic technique of dubbing, ''doubling,'' sound tracks]
[1920s+; fr double]