- Calling dibs on something entitles you to its usage. Usually used in large groups of people where common objects (chairs, food, etc.) could become under dispute.
Dibs on the recliner!
I got dibs on that toy.
Last edited on Apr 19 2013. Submitted by Sean K.
on Mar 03 2002.
- to claim as yours, like call.
I've got dibs on the front seat!
Last edited on Sep 24 2002. Submitted by Johnna from Stockton, CA, USA
on Sep 24 2002.
- to claim or lay rights to.
I have dibs on the cute one.
Last edited on Feb 04 2003. Submitted by Michelle M. from Amarillo, TX, USA
on Feb 04 2003.
- claiming ownership or control.
I've got dibs on the red Popsicle.
Last edited on May 13 2011. Submitted by Anonymous
on Jun 15 2005.
- rights to.
I've got dibs on that last beer.
Last edited on Dec 06 2005. Submitted by Tom B. from Virginia Beach, VA, USA
on Dec 06 2005.