Definition of Chubb in English:

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Pronunciation: /tʃʌb/


A lock with a device for fixing the bolt immovably to prevent it from being picked.
Example sentences
  • With this kind of success, Chubb went on to become the benchmark in mass-produced locks for 150 years.
  • ‘The closest thing we have to security is a Chubb sticker on the door,’ said one student.
  • There was no sign of forced entry and it is believed that the front door only had one Chubb lock on it.


Mid 19th century: named after Charles Chubb (1773–1845), the London locksmith who invented it.

Words that rhyme with Chubb

blub, bub, chub, club, cub, drub, dub, flub, grub, hub, nub, pub, rub, scrub, shrub, slub, snub, stub, sub, tub

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