Mibs vs Dibs - What's the difference?

mibs | dibs |


As nouns the difference between mibs and dibs

is that mibs is while dibs is (informal) a claim to the right to use or enjoy something exclusively or before anyone else or dibs can be (dated) a sweet preparation or treacle of grape juice, much used in the east or dibs can be .

As a verb dibs is

to claim a temporary right to (something); to reserve.

mibs

English

Noun

(head)
  • A game of marbles.
  • dibs

    English

    (wikipedia dibs)

    Etymology 1

    Since the early 19th century, of disputed origin. Most commonly thought to be from

    Noun

    (-)
  • (informal) A claim to the right to use or enjoy something exclusively or before anyone else.
  • Dibs means I get the hammock.
    Who's got dibs on the chips?
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  • Synonyms
    * bags (Australia)
    Derived terms
    * first dibs

    Verb

    (es)
  • To claim a temporary right to (something); to reserve.
  • Synonyms
    * (to reserve) bagsy (UK), bags (Australia)

    Etymology 2

    Noun

    (-)
  • (dated) A sweet preparation or treacle of grape juice, much used in the East.
  • (Johnston)

    Etymology 3

    Noun

    (head)
  • (obsolete) A child's game, played with dib bones.
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