Definition of dob verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

dob

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//dɒb//
 
; NAmE NAmE//dɑːb//
 
(British English, informal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they dob
BrE BrE//dɒb//
 
; NAmE NAmE//dɑːb//
 
he / she / it dobs
BrE BrE//dɒbz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//dɑːbz//
 
past simple dobbed
BrE BrE//dɒbd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//dɑːbd//
 
past participle dobbed
BrE BrE//dɒbd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//dɑːbd//
 
-ing form dobbing
BrE BrE//ˈdɒbɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdɑːbɪŋ//
 
 
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Word Origin 1950s: figurative use of dialect dob ‘put down abruptly’, later ‘throw something at a target’. Phrasal Verbsdob somebody in for doing something