Definition of dabbing in English:

dabbing

noun

mass noun
  • 1The action or practice of inhaling small quantities of a concentrated and vaporized drug, typically cannabis oil or resin.

    ‘even among marijuana proponents, dabbing is a polarizing topic’
  • 2The action of performing a dance move or gesture, originating in hip hop and often done as part of a celebration, in which one arm is bent at an angle across the chest while the other is fully extended parallel to the first arm, with the face turned towards the bent elbow.

    ‘he made an attempt at dabbing after his team won’

Origin

Early 21st century: dabbing (sense 1) from dab in the sense ‘a small portion of cannabis oil or resin that is inhaled’; dabbing (sense 2) is of uncertain origin but is possibly related.

Pronunciation

dabbing

/ˈdabɪŋ/