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synonyms for dibs

  • entitlement
  • privilege
  • request
  • rights
  • dueness
  • preemptive declaration
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How to use dibs in a sentence

Typically, it’s professional athletes who get first dibs on design innovations and advances in shoe tech.
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I've got the dibs for yer ticket done up in this 'ere belt I'm a-goin' to put on you.
HARDING'S LUCKE. [EDITH] NESBIT
I have a few dibs,' replied Bourgeat joyfully, and he pulled out a greasy old leather purse.
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I spoke to the king about it, and Old Dibs he complained to Iosefo, but it only seemed to whoop it up and add to the procession.
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I was sleeping very light, and I woke up all of a sudden and saw Old Dibs standing in the doorway!
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"It'll never sustain the coin," said Old Dibs, jouncing up and down on it like a dancing hippopotamus.
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"It weighs hundreds of pounds," said Old Dibs, very sly, and not wanting to name figgers.
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But there was nobody to shoot, the room being stark empty, and the only thing of Old Dibs his clothes on a chair.
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I was ashamed to tell him I hadn't even thought of the money, being struck all of a heap, and always powerful fond of Old Dibs.
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"It's the dibs as we want, Mr. Sowerby; that's all," were the last words which he spoke as the member of Parliament left the room.
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