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During a big rock show, you can flub a few things and nobody will hear it, because it gets buried under everything else.
Jonny Lang

Meaning of "flub" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD FLUB

Of origin unknown.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF FLUB

flub  [flʌb] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF FLUB

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Flub is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb flub in English.

WHAT DOES FLUB MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of flub in the English dictionary

The definition of flub in the dictionary is an embarrassing mistake or blunder. Other definition of flub is to blunder or make an embarrassing mistake.


CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO FLUB

PRESENT

Present
I flub
you flub
he/she/it flubs
we flub
you flub
they flub
Present continuous
I am flubbing
you are flubbing
he/she/it is flubbing
we are flubbing
you are flubbing
they are flubbing
Present perfect
I have flubbed
you have flubbed
he/she/it has flubbed
we have flubbed
you have flubbed
they have flubbed
Present perfect continuous
I have been flubbing
you have been flubbing
he/she/it has been flubbing
we have been flubbing
you have been flubbing
they have been flubbing
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I flubbed
you flubbed
he/she/it flubbed
we flubbed
you flubbed
they flubbed
Past continuous
I was flubbing
you were flubbing
he/she/it was flubbing
we were flubbing
you were flubbing
they were flubbing
Past perfect
I had flubbed
you had flubbed
he/she/it had flubbed
we had flubbed
you had flubbed
they had flubbed
Past perfect continuous
I had been flubbing
you had been flubbing
he/she/it had been flubbing
we had been flubbing
you had been flubbing
they had been flubbing
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will flub
you will flub
he/she/it will flub
we will flub
you will flub
they will flub
Future continuous
I will be flubbing
you will be flubbing
he/she/it will be flubbing
we will be flubbing
you will be flubbing
they will be flubbing
Future perfect
I will have flubbed
you will have flubbed
he/she/it will have flubbed
we will have flubbed
you will have flubbed
they will have flubbed
Future perfect continuous
I will have been flubbing
you will have been flubbing
he/she/it will have been flubbing
we will have been flubbing
you will have been flubbing
they will have been flubbing
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would flub
you would flub
he/she/it would flub
we would flub
you would flub
they would flub
Conditional continuous
I would be flubbing
you would be flubbing
he/she/it would be flubbing
we would be flubbing
you would be flubbing
they would be flubbing
Conditional perfect
I would have flub
you would have flub
he/she/it would have flub
we would have flub
you would have flub
they would have flub
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been flubbing
you would have been flubbing
he/she/it would have been flubbing
we would have been flubbing
you would have been flubbing
they would have been flubbing
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you flub
we let´s flub
you flub
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to flub
Past participle
flubbed
Present Participle
flubbing
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH FLUB


blub
blʌb
club
klʌb
clubs
klʌb
interclub
ɪntəˈklʌb
nightclub
ˈnaɪtˌklʌb
schlub
ʃlʌb
slub
slʌb
superclub
ˈsuːpərˌklʌb

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE FLUB

flu
flu bug
flu jab
fluate
flubbed
flubber
flubbing
flubdub
fluctuant
fluctuate
fluctuation
fluctuational
flue
flue brush
flue gas
flue pipe
flue stop
flue-cure
flued
fluellen

WORDS THAT END LIKE FLUB

book club
breakfast club
comedy club
country club
fan club
Four-H club
golf club
health club
in the club
jazz club
Jockey Club
Lions Club
on the club
Paris Club
Rotary Club
social club
strip club
supper club
yacht club
youth club

Synonyms and antonyms of flub in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «flub» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF FLUB

Find out the translation of flub to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of flub from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «flub» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

效果也很糟糕
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

flub
570 millions of speakers

English

flub
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

flub
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

يخطيء
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

промах
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

flub
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

পণ্ড করা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

bourdes
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Flub
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

flub
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

へま
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

flub
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Flub
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

flub
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

flub
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

फ्लबल
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

gaf
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

flub
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

flub
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

промах
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

flub
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

flub
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

flub
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

flub
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

flub
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of flub

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «FLUB»

The term «flub» is regularly used and occupies the 104.730 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «FLUB» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «flub» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «flub» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about flub

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QUOTES WITH «FLUB»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word flub.
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Jonny Lang
During a big rock show, you can flub a few things and nobody will hear it, because it gets buried under everything else.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «FLUB»

Discover the use of flub in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to flub and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Macro Processors
Because SIMCMP is so primitive it may be that this implementation of FLUB is not very efficient but this is not important. The main use of the first FLUB machine will be to allow a program for the STAGE2 macro processor to be assembled and ...
Alfred John Cole, 1981
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Mental Health Research Institute Staff Publications
If writing it was a flub, then the player whose turn it is to play should challenge; if he writes a letter instead, he flubs. The challenger must indicate which kind of flub he is charging. Flubs. The writing of a letter can be a P-flub, an A-flub, or a ...
University of Michigan. Mental Health Research Institute, 1972
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Influenza A Virus: New Insights for the Healthcare ...
According to news reporting originating from Pathum Thani, Thailand, by NewsRx correspondents, research stated, “Given that co-infection of cells with equivalent titers of influenza A and B viruses (FluA and FluB) has been shown to result in ...
‎2013
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Three Plays of the Absurd
[FLUB enters with a table and two chairs. SNUB wanders on behind him casually smoking a cigarette. FLUB drops his load stage right and carefully places each item in its proper place. SNUB flops down in one of the chairs. FLUB glares at ...
Walter Wykes, 2006
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Get a Grip
Still, there it is staring me in the face—that extra weight I affectionately call "the flub.” I feel hopeless about the flub. Many of us have some flub in our lives. For some of us, the flub can be feelings inside such as hatred, arrogance, or intolerance ...
Douglas Weiss, 2006
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Seasons
Uns sprie.Bet Then shall a Fais croî.tre U bun blés ber.fluB,uns sprie . Bet dance, then shall a . et fruits, et l'a . bon U. bun dan . ber.fluB als dance crown our ce a. lors vien. U.ber.fluB als . bundance crown our dance a -lors vien - Tenore Uns ...
‎1985
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Pantomimes 102: Pantomime, Pantomimes, Pantomiming
Courted by the EARL, the MARQUIS and the DUKE, LADY SYBIL SWETENKYNDE parades across the stage, passing SIR CEDRIC SACKBUTT and his trusty manservant, FLUB. SIR CEDRIC is enraptured at first sight of LADY SYBIL. (FLUB ...
James W. Gousseff, 1981
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Ingardeniana:
Ein Problem mochte ich doch mit einigen Satzen andeuten: MuB man den Strom des reinen BewuBtseins im FluB der Zeit nehmen, in der ur- spriinglichen Zeit ? Es zeigt sich, daB die intentionalen Akte selbst, die sich zunachst als Einheiten ...
Anna-Teresa Tymieniecka, 1976
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Joe Celko's SQL for Smarties: Advanced SQL Programming
FROM (Foo INNER JOIN Bar ON Foo.y >= Bar.x) AS Foobar (x, y) INNER JOIN Flub ON Foo.y <= Flub.z; It fails because the table name Foo is not available to the second INNER JOIN. However, this will work: SELECT a, b, c FROM (Foo ...
Joe Celko, 2010
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Possibilities and Limitations of Pragmatics: Proceedings of ...
For example: average speakers on another planet might associate with their word 'flub' just those descriptions average speakers here associate with 'gold' - even though flub is a quite different substance from gold. An overwhelming reason for ...
Herman Parret, Marina Sbis[beta]a, Jef Verschueren, 1981

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «FLUB»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term flub is used in the context of the following news items.
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Wyebrook Farm - Philly.com
A panzanella salad was another flub - the underdressed croutons were stale and chewy. An unpleasantly dry, oversalted sausage was an ... «Philly.com, Jul 15»
2
Vive l'indifférence: Can Paris rehabilitate its reputation for rudeness …
“But I still flub it. I give away too much personal information, which makes people very uncomfortable. There was one place I used to go to a lot, ... «National Post, Jul 15»
3
Watch Audition Tapes from "Game of Thrones" Cast … - Marie Claire
... as the actors and actresses take on their roles before the fact, delivering lines with impressive ease—and making the occasional funny flub. «MarieClaire.com, Jul 15»
4
Fab or flub: New mascaras claim to give users curling lashes | The …
Just call this week's Fab or Flub a two-for-one special. With so many new mascaras being pushed onto the market each month, it can be hard ... «Fort Worth Star Telegram, Jul 15»
5
Untimely injuries. Unlucky drafts. Is the Shock cursed? - Tulsa World …
... curse, including the Bartman incident, a black cat behind Ron Santo and the Cubs batting glove on Buckner's hand during his infamous flub. «Tulsa World, Jul 15»
6
Watch Will Arnett 'Let the Dogs Out' on 'Lip Sync Battle' | Rolling Stone
After being introduced by Cool J (who, in a verbal flub, hilariously introduces the actress as "the beautiful Alan"), Brie hip-swivels and air-humps ... «RollingStone.com, Jul 15»
7
Amazing Race Canada: Eliminated UFC fighter Elias Theodorou …
Theodorou, who suffers from dyslexia, continued to flub his script, botching Raptors star Jonas Valanciunas' name and others, while the other ... «Toronto Sun, Jul 15»
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Curvy women rock crop tops in response to O Magazine flub
O, The Oprah Magazine, which caters to middle-aged women of all shapes and sizes, is probably not the first magazine you would be expected ... «Mashable, Jul 15»
9
Hillary Clinton's Trustworthy Trap - Fortune
Her allies tried to clean up the flub the next day by explaining that she seemed to be answering a narrower question than the one that was ... «Fortune, Jul 15»
10
Dinosaur flick keeps adrenalin pumping
But I'm nitpicking here. It's a minor flub in an otherwise excellent production. Go see the movie if you haven't done so already. It's a good one. «Ocala, Jul 15»

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