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dibs

 (dĭbz)
pl.n. Slang
1. A claim; rights: I have dibs on that last piece of pie.
2. Money, especially in small amounts.

[Short for dibstones, counters used in a game, probably from obsolete dib, to tap.]

dibs

(dɪbz)
pl n
1. (Games, other than specified) another word for jacks
2. a slang word for money
3. (foll by on) informal rights (to) or claims (on): used mainly by children
[C18: shortened from dibstones children's game played with knucklebones or pebbles, probably from dib to tap, dip, variant of dab1]

dibs

(dɪbz)

n. Informal.
1. money in small amounts.
2. rights or claims regarding the use or possession of something: I have dibs on the car when she brings it back.
[1720–30; shortening of earlier dibstones knucklebones used in a children's game (dib of obscure orig.)]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dibs - a claim of rights; "I have dibs on that last slice of pizza"
claim - an assertion of a right (as to money or property); "his claim asked for damages"
jargon, lingo, patois, argot, vernacular, slang, cant - a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves); "they don't speak our lingo"

dibs

noun
Slang. A legitimate or supposed right to demand something as one's rightful due:
Translations

dibs

[dɪbz] N
1. (Brit) (o.f.) (= money) → parné m; (= game of jacks) → taba(s) f(pl)
2. (US) dibs on the cookies!¡las galletas pa' mí!
I want dibs on this one if we get him alivesi sigue vivo cuando lo cojamos pido ser el primero en darle una buena paliza

dibs

pl (sl)
(= claim)Recht nt, → Anspruch m; I have dibs on that piece of cakedas Stück Kuchen steht mir zu
(= money)Knete f (inf)
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