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  • v. Present participle of sub.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Acting as a ‘sub.’
  • n. Subirrigating.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. working as a substitute for someone who is ill or on leave of absence


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • I made a 7-minute frosting, again subbing Cheerwine for the water.

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  • The circulations are dropping, but magazines remain viable for now, as Gardner Dozois keeps reminding us in his BEST SF OF THE YEAR annual front matter ... but subbing is always recommended.

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  • Mtg last week where a new plan is going to be implemented next at the school I'm long-term subbing at.

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  • I should have been suspicious when the principal offered me a job on the spot, but after two years of long-term subbing, I was desperate for my own classroom.


  • Kerri Walsh and Rachel Wacholder, the latter once again subbing for Misty May while she recovers from an abdominal injury, slammed top-seeded Adriana Behar and Shelda Bede of Brazil 21-13, 21-7 to win the A1 Grand Slam at Klagenfurt, Austria. - Tom towers over volleyball opposition

  • But if it doesn't, he'd be open to more long-term subbing jobs. -

  • In 1992, I was in the stands during the Steelers game at County Stadium, when the announcer couldn't pronounce his name subbing for

    Waggle Room

  • Freelance subbing is the same for me as full-time subbing except you occasionally have to put up with the ‘just a freelance’ mentality of some employers, and you have to work the British summer as it’s peak time to cover holidays.

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  • So in subbing today (J.T. — not to mention Tony and Alex — are at Book Expo in NYC, those lucky dogs), I’m going to offer you a Murderati Word Jumble.

    June 2007

  • Writer’s Database is a free download that helps you keep track of your finished works, who you’ve subbed to and who you might be interested in subbing to.

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