AskDefine | Define dubbing

Dictionary Definition



1 give a nickname to [syn: nickname]
2 provide (movies) with a soundtrack of a foreign language
3 raise (someone) to knighthood; "The Beatles were knighted" [syn: knight] [also: dubbing, dubbed]dubbing n : a new soundtrack that is added to a filmdubbing See dub

User Contributed Dictionary



  1. The replacement of a voice part in a film.
  2. The transfer of recorded music from one medium to another.
  3. alternative spelling of dubbin

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Extensive Definition

Dub may refer to:
Arts and entertainment:
  • Dub music, a sub-genre of reggae music
  • Dub poetry, a form of performance poetry consisting of spoken word over reggae rhythms
  • DUB Magazine, covering the urban custom car culture
  • The Dubs, an American vocal group from the 1950s
  • Dubbing (music), the copying of audio recordings from one medium to another
  • Dubbing (filmmaking), the process of recording or replacing voices for a motion picture
  • Overdubbing, adding supplementary recorded sound to a previous recording
  • Dub localization, altering the dubbed translation of a foreign language film or television series to further adapt it for a "local" audience
  • Lip dub, a type of music video that combines lip syncing and audio dubbing
  • Dubbing dramaturge, a profession in the movie industry
  • Dubplate, an acetate disc used in mastering studios for test recordings
Other uses:
dubbing in Czech: Dub (rozcestník)
dubbing in German: Dub (Begriffsklärung)
dubbing in Esperanto: DUB
dubbing in French: Dub (homonymie)
dubbing in Italian: DUB
dubbing in Japanese: DUB
dubbing in Russian: Даб (значения)
dubbing in Slovak: Dub (rozlišovacia stránka)
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