dob


dob
To inform on someone (dobbing on your mates), or to volunteer someone for an unwelcome task (I was dobbed in to organise the fete). The ethic of standing by one's mates means that many Australians take a dim view of dobbing. The origin of dob is uncertain. First recorded 1956.

Australian idioms. 2014.

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  • Dob — or Dob may refer to: Dob, Domžale, village in Slovenia Mounir Dob (born 1974), Algerian football referee Date of birth or birthday (often DoB) 2,5 dimethoxy 4 bromoamphetamine, Bromo DMA, a psychedelic drug Meta DOB, related substance Methyl DOB …   Wikipedia

  • DOB — may stand for:*Dob *DOB Kit small bag for men s grooming tools *Date of Birth *2,5 dimethoxy 4 bromoamphetamine, Bromo DMA, a psychedelic drug *Daughters of Bilitis an international lesbian and feminist organization *Department of Banking… …   Wikipedia

  • Dob — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. {{{image}}}   Sigles d une seule lettre   Sigles de deux lettres > Sigles de trois lettres …   Wikipédia en Français

  • dob — dob·bin; dob·by; dob·son; dob; dob·ber; dob·bie; …   English syllables

  • dob — dȏb ž sg. tantum <D L I dȏbi> DEFINICIJA razdoblje u ljudskom životu [mlađa dob; srednja dob; zrelija dob; staračka dob] ONOMASTIKA pr.: Dóbec (Ludbreg), Dȍbek (Osijek), Dȏbi (Beli Manastir), Dȍbiš (Požega), Dȍbnik (Split) ETIMOLOGIJA prasl …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • dob|by — or dob|bie «DOB ee», noun, plural bies. 1. a) an attachment to a loom for the weaving of small, often geometric, figures. b) Also, dobby weave. the pattern of figures woven with this attachment. 2. Dialect. a goblin; sprite; brownie …   Useful english dictionary

  • DOB — steht für: Damenoberbekleidung Daughters of Bilitis, die erste lesbische Bürgerrechtsorganisation in den Vereinigten Staaten 2,5 Dimethoxy 4 bromamphetamin, ein potentes und wirkungsstarkes Halluzinogen Dobo (Indonesien), IATA Code des Flughafens …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • dob in — ˌdob ˈin [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they dob in he/she/it dobs in present participle dobbing in past tense …   Useful english dictionary

  • DoB — steht für: Damenoberbekleidung Daughters of Bilitis, die erste lesbische Bürgerrechtsorganisation in den Vereinigten Staaten 2,5 Dimethoxy 4 bromamphetamin, ein potentes und wirkungsstarkes Halluzinogen Dobo, IATA Code des Flughafens auf den Aru… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Dob — Dob, Fort in Tscherkessien …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • DOB — abbrv. Date of birth. The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008 …   Law dictionary


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