dibs dibs  /ˈdɪbz/


  • (n) a claim of rights


  1. Shareholders took turns placing dibs on the most desirable cuts.
  2. Apparently Australia's former Prime Minister, John Howard, had already had dibs.
  3. In return, the studio got first dibs on releasing the pictures CruiseWagner produced.


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    Model Amber Valletta is currently tweeting about her Vogue shoot at the Freedom Tower — the future home of Condé Nast's offices. Perhaps getting first dibs for fashion shoots was part of Vogue's lease contract? ... More »
    on June 12, 2013     Source: New York Magazine


  1. Craig Cumming, the Otago captain, told Radio Sport: "We get first dibs on him [McCullum] now that Kolkata didn't get through. Someone would have to have a pretty strong argument to get him out of the team that I'm playing for. [For guys like...
    on May 26, 2009 By: Craig Cumming Source: Cricket365 News

  2. "It's been floating up here the last couple months. He had first dibs here, it was his deal and he played so well here," Rayner said. "Knowing that he is somewhere else we can kind of get a different mindset and know that there's a job to win...
    on Jun 17, 2010 By: Dave Rayner Source: Silver & Black Illustrated (subscription)

  3. "I'm really excited to be able to give my fans a chance to get 'First Dibs' on new exclusive ringtones! I'm gonna enter the contest myself, and hope I win," said Paul Wall.
    on Apr 23, 2007 By: Paul Wall Source: PR Newswire (press release)

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