North American • informal
verb (flubs, flubbing, flubbed)[with object]
- Botch or bungle (something): she glanced at her notes and flubbed her linesMore example sentences
- After flubbing her lines, Haines said: ‘I could be a lesbian, folk-dancing, black woman stutterer in a wheelchair with a gimping rubber leg.’
- On the other hand, it is partly because he is the only one who could make it through the run without flubbing a line.
- I took a deep breath, flubbed my first line as I walked across the kitchen set, and then took my place in the chair where I did my ‘Oh, George you are my hero for loving your country this much’ speech.
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- A thing badly or clumsily done; a blunder: the textbooks are littered with flubsMore example sentences
- . Yes, for a limited time only, you can witness the various flubs, flaws and foul-ups of the MST3K gang as they try to work their way through a typical two-hour episode.
- Along with a 6 minute gag reel that is nothing more than flubs and mistakes, there are 13 deleted scenes with optional Farrelly commentary that explains the reason for their omission in the film.
- This is bookended with a humorous gag reel of flubs and mistakes by the cast, crew, and gremlins!
1920s: of unknown origin.
More definitions of flubDefinition of flub in:
- The US English dictionary