Definition of Chubb in English:

Chubb

noun

trademark
  • A lock with a device for fixing the bolt immovably to prevent it from being picked.

    • ‘‘The closest thing we have to security is a Chubb sticker on the door,’ said one student.’
    • ‘There was no sign of forced entry and it is believed that the front door only had one Chubb lock on it.’
    • ‘With this kind of success, Chubb went on to become the benchmark in mass-produced locks for 150 years.’

Origin

Mid 19th century: named after Charles Chubb (1773–1845), the London locksmith who invented it.

Pronunciation:

Chubb

/tʃʌb/