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dib·ber

 (dĭb′ər)
n.
A dibble.

[Alteration of dibble.]
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dibber

(ˈdɪbə)
n
(Horticulture) Brit See dibble11
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dibber


Past participle: dibbered
Gerund: dibbering

Imperative
dibber
dibber
Present
I dibber
you dibber
he/she/it dibbers
we dibber
you dibber
they dibber
Preterite
I dibbered
you dibbered
he/she/it dibbered
we dibbered
you dibbered
they dibbered
Present Continuous
I am dibbering
you are dibbering
he/she/it is dibbering
we are dibbering
you are dibbering
they are dibbering
Present Perfect
I have dibbered
you have dibbered
he/she/it has dibbered
we have dibbered
you have dibbered
they have dibbered
Past Continuous
I was dibbering
you were dibbering
he/she/it was dibbering
we were dibbering
you were dibbering
they were dibbering
Past Perfect
I had dibbered
you had dibbered
he/she/it had dibbered
we had dibbered
you had dibbered
they had dibbered
Future
I will dibber
you will dibber
he/she/it will dibber
we will dibber
you will dibber
they will dibber
Future Perfect
I will have dibbered
you will have dibbered
he/she/it will have dibbered
we will have dibbered
you will have dibbered
they will have dibbered
Future Continuous
I will be dibbering
you will be dibbering
he/she/it will be dibbering
we will be dibbering
you will be dibbering
they will be dibbering
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been dibbering
you have been dibbering
he/she/it has been dibbering
we have been dibbering
you have been dibbering
they have been dibbering
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been dibbering
you will have been dibbering
he/she/it will have been dibbering
we will have been dibbering
you will have been dibbering
they will have been dibbering
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been dibbering
you had been dibbering
he/she/it had been dibbering
we had been dibbering
you had been dibbering
they had been dibbering
Conditional
I would dibber
you would dibber
he/she/it would dibber
we would dibber
you would dibber
they would dibber
Past Conditional
I would have dibbered
you would have dibbered
he/she/it would have dibbered
we would have dibbered
you would have dibbered
they would have dibbered
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dibber

A tool used to make small planting holes for seedlings, rooted cuttings, and young plants.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dibber - a wooden hand tool with a pointed enddibber - a wooden hand tool with a pointed end; used to make holes in the ground for planting seeds or bulbs
hand tool - a tool used with workers' hands
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Translations

dibber

[ˈdɪbəʳ] N (Brit) → plantador m
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