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A group of (male) friends is at a party to check out some girls. Whoever spots a pretty girl first can "call dibs" on her. That way he can make sure none of his. calling dibs is a slang term that refers to a male "claiming" the rights to pursue a woman. dibs can be called in either a serious or a sarcastic. When you call 'dibs' on something, it means that you have a claim or the rights to it. The word is thought to come from a children's game called 'dibstones,' which.
In American culture, and possibly elsewhere where "dibs" or a word Calling " shotgun" is just shorthand for calling dibs on the "shotgun". It means to get it first. EXAMPLE- Mom: “Who's getting their shower first?” joe: “I CALL DIBS!” Shawn: “Thats not fair.” Joe: “It is if you call dibs” Shawn: “Whatever” . Someone from northwest Virginia says that while “children in the North” call dibs on something, children in Virginia may call “ducks on it” instead.
Everyone wants dibs (such as “I've got dibs on that last piece of pizza!”) but do we know what they are or why we call them? Chances are you. dibs definition: Dibs is defined as a slang term for money and a slang term for a claim this is an example of a situation where you call dibs on the last piece of pie. Since the early 19th century, of disputed origin. Most commonly thought to be from dibstones (“counters used in a game with the same name”). Also from dib (“ to. slang The rights to something, or the rights to have first choice of something. " Dibs" are usually claimed verbally. I call dibs on the front seat! Hey, I had dibs on .