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Is tub a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word tub is a Scrabble US word. The word tub is worth 5 points in Scrabble:

T1U1B3

Is tub a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word tub is a Scrabble UK word and has 5 points:

T1U1B3

Is tub a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word tub is a Words With Friends word. The word tub is worth 7 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

T1U2B4

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You can make 3 words from 'tub' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


3 letters words from 'tub'

BUT 5TUB 5

2 letters words from 'tub'

UT 2 

All 3 letters words made out of tub

tub utb tbu btu ubt but

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Definitions and meaning of tub

tub

Etymology

From Middle English tubbe, tobbe, from Middle Dutch tubbe or Middle Low German tubbe, tobbe, further etymology unknown. Considered to be unrelated to tube.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tʌb/
  • Rhymes: -ʌb

Noun

tub (plural tubs)

  1. A flat-bottomed vessel, of width similar to or greater than its height, used for storing or packing things, or for washing things in.
    He bought a tub of lard to roast the potatoes in.
  2. The contents or capacity of such a vessel.
    He added a tub of margarine to the stew.
  3. A bathtub.
  4. (nautical, informal) A slow-moving craft.
  5. (humorous or derogatory) Any structure shaped like a tub, such as a certain old form of pulpit, a short broad boat, etc.
    • (Can we date this quote by South and provide title, author’s full name, and other details?)
      All being took up and busied, some in pulpits and some in tubs, in the grand work of preaching and holding forth.
  6. A small cask.
    a tub of gin
  7. Any of various historically designated quantities of goods to be sold by the tub (butter, oysters, etc).
  8. (mining) A box or bucket in which coal or ore is sent up a shaft.
  9. (obsolete) A sweating in a tub; a tub fast.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Shakespeare to this entry?)
  10. (slang) A corpulent or obese person.
    • 2003, Trey Ellis, Platitudes: & the New Black Aesthetic (page 139)
      Donald tells him to be more realistic. Take those two girls over there, for example. One's a zitface and the other's a tub, so they'd be perfect for them.

Derived terms

  • bathtub
  • hot tub
  • powdering tub
  • tubby

Translations

Verb

tub (third-person singular simple present tubs, present participle tubbing, simple past and past participle tubbed)

  1. (transitive) To plant, set, or store in a tub.
    to tub a plant
  2. (transitive, intransitive) To bathe in a tub.
    • (Can we date this quote by London Spectator and provide title, author’s full name, and other details?)
      Don't we all tub in England?

References

Further reading

  • tub on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

Anagrams

  • BTU, TBU, but, but-

Catalan

Etymology

From Latin tubus (tube, pipe).

Pronunciation

  • (Balearic, Central, Valencian) IPA(key): /ˈtup/

Noun

tub m (plural tubs)

  1. tube

Related terms

  • tubular

Further reading

  • “tub” in Diccionari de la llengua catalana, segona edició, Institut d’Estudis Catalans.

Juba Arabic

Noun

tub

  1. brick

Kavalan

Noun

tub

  1. lid

Romanian

Etymology

Borrowed from French tube, Latin tubus (tube, pipe).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [tub]

Noun

tub n (plural tuburi)

  1. tube

Declension


White Hmong

Etymology

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tu˥/

Noun

tub

  1. son

References

  • Ernest E. Heimbach, White Hmong - English Dictionary (1979, SEAP Publications)

Source: wiktionary.org
  • TUATH, (Irish) a tribe, people.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)