The Collaborative International Dictionary
Fub \Fub\, Fubs \Fubs\, n. [Cf. Fob a pocket.]
A plump young person or child. [Obs.]
Fub \Fub\, v. t. [The same word as fob to cheat.] To put off by trickery; to cheat. [Obs.]
I have been fubbed off, and fubbed off, and fabbed off,
from this day to that day.
Etymology 1 alt. (context transitive obsolete English) To put off by trickery; to cheat. vb. (context transitive obsolete English) To put off by trickery; to cheat. Etymology 2
n. (context obsolete English) A plump young person or child.
FUB may refer to:
- Adamawa Fulfulde language
- Free University of Berlin, in Germany
- Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, in Bolzano, Italy
Free University of Brussels, in Brussels, Belgium; now split into:
- Université libre de Bruxelles, a French-speaking university
- Vrije Universiteit Brussel, a Dutch-speaking university
Usage examples of "fub".
Shoalie and Fub sat at a table with Rube and a couple of other cutters in the cafeteria.
And resolution thus fubbed as it is with the rusty curb of old father Antic the law?
Uncle Tom fubbed just about as badly, thinking he could make a straight payoff .
He agreed that I had fubbed it, mighty dry indeedbut so had heand so had everybody.