Definition of Subbing

1. Noun. Working as a substitute for someone who is ill or on leave of absence.

Exact synonyms: Substituting
Generic synonyms: Work
Derivative terms: Sub, Substitute, Substitute



Definition of Subbing

1. Verb. (present participle of sub) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Subbing

1. a thin coating on the support of a photographic film [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Subbing

subbases
subbasin
subbasins
subbasis
subbeadle
subbed
subbed in
subbed out
subbie
subbies
subbilobate
subbing (current term)
subbing in
subbing out
subbings
subbituminous
subblock
subblocks
subbranch
subbranches
subbrand
subbrands
subbreed
subbreeds
subbronchial
subbundle

Literary usage of Subbing

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Young Journalist: His Work and how to Learn it by J. Henry Harris (1902)
"Some young reporters dislike " subbing" and remain reporters for the rest of their lives, but the young man who wishes to become a complete journalist with ..."

2. Postal Salaries: Hearings, Sixty-sixth Congress, First [second] Session by United States, Congress, Joint Commission on Postal Salaries (1919)
"I say " No " in fair justice to the other substitutes: I say you should go on record as recommending 80 cents an hour, a limitation of one year's subbing, ..."

3. The Public Organisation of the Labour Market: Being Part Two of the Minority by Sidney Webb, Beatrice Potter Webb (1909)
"subbing' is necessary at the commencement of work, as many of the navvies will probably have tramped long distances to the work, and arrive penniless, ..."

4. Industrial Law by Frank Tillyard (1916)
"to the Truck Acts. It then proceeded to deal with' subbing. ... In the case of casual workers subbing is almost a necessity, as they may begin a new ..."

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