- 1 tab somebody (as) something to say that someone is suitable for a particular job or role or describe them in a particular way He has been tabbed by many people as a future champion.
- 2tab something to use the tab key when you are using a keyboard
NAmE//tæb//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they tab
he / she / it tabs
past simple tabbed
-ing form tabbing