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Definition of the noun ab

What does ab mean as a name of something?

noun - plural:

  • Ab: Abs
  • AB: -

  1. a bachelor's degree in arts and sciences
  2. the eleventh month of the civil year; the fifth month of the ecclesiastical year in the Jewish calendar (in July and August)
  3. the muscles of the abdomen
  4. the blood group whose red cells carry both the A and B antigens

Alternative definition of the noun ab


  1. [informal] abdominal muscle
  2. [slang] An abscess caused by injecting an illegal drug, usually heroin.

Other definitions of ab

What does ab also mean?


  1. Alberta, a province of Canada.
  2. able-bodied seaman.
  3. See antiballistic.
  4. Bachelor of Arts.
  5. See afterburner.
  6. See antibody.


  1. abort or abortion
  2. See about.


Ab a.k.a. Air Berlin PLC & Co. Luftverkehrs KG is Germany's second largest airline, after Lufthansa, and Europe's seventh largest airline in terms of passengers carried.

  • also known as airberlin, Air Berlin PLC & Co. Luftverkehrs KG,
  • official website:


  1. AB a.k.a. Alton Brown: Alton Crawford Brown is an American television personality, celebrity chef, author, actor, and cinematographer. He is the creator and host of the Food Network television show Good Eats, the mini-series Feasting on Asphalt and Feasting on Waves, and host and main commentator on Iron Chef America and Cutthroat Kitchen. Brown is also the author of several books on cookery.
  2. AB a.k.a. Allan Border: Allan Robert Border AO is an Australian former cricketer. A batsman, Border was for many years the captain of the Australian team. His playing nickname was "A.B.". He played 156 Test matches in his career, a record until it was passed by fellow Australian Steve Waugh. Border still retains the world record for the number of consecutive Test appearances of 153 and the number of Tests as captain. He was primarily a left hand batsman but also achieved sporadic success as a part-time left arm orthodox spinner. Border amassed 11,174 Test runs. He hit 27 centuries in his Test career. He retired as Australia's most capped player and leading run-scorer in both Tests and ODIs. His Australian record for Test Match runs stood for 15 years before Ricky Ponting overtook him during the Third Ashes Test against England in July 2009.
  3. AB a.k.a. AB de Villiers: Abraham Benjamin de Villiers is a South African cricketer, who captains the South African One Day International team, having succeeded Graeme Smith after the 2011 Cricket World Cup. He is also part of the Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League.
  4. AB a.k.a. Ayub Bachchu is a Bangladeshi musician, singer, and lyricist, best known as a founding member and the leader of the rock band LRB.
  5. AB a.k.a. Anthony Boric is a rugby union player for the Blues in the Super 14 competition. He also plays for the North Harbour Marist. He plays as a lock. On 1 June 2008, Boric became a New Zealand All Black for the first time.
  6. AB a.k.a. Alana Boyd is an Australian Olympic pole vaulter.
  7. Ab a.k.a. AB+ is a musical artist, musician.
  8. Ab is a musical artist.
    • profession: Musician
    • member of musical group KOP (Bass)
  9. AB a.k.a. Aaron Brown is an American basketball forward who plays for the West Virginia Mountaineers.
  10. AB a.k.a. Anne Birgitte Lind is an actress.
  11. AB a.k.a. Articen Bartley was a member of the musical group 95 South.
  12. Ab a.k.a. AIbert Abraham Cauvern: An old friend of Otto's: husband of his former secretary, Isa. Anne put a copy of their daughter, Ruth's, birth announcement in her diary. He was one of the people Otto asked to edit the diary manuscript known as Typescript I. In 1947, he took in Otto and the Gies, in his large apartment, where Otto apparently stayed until moving to Basel in mid-1952. (CE86 p. 63-4, 193; HLOF p. 213, 228, 238; AFR p.


  1. Ab is a fictional character in the 2010 drama film The Tree.
  2. Ab is a fictional film character.
  3. Ab is a fictional character from the 2009 film The Abyss Boys, included in the 2011 anthology of four short films Africa First: Volume One.


  1. "Ab" a.k.a. "AB-" is a 2013 short drama horror film written and directed by Daniel Klein.
  2. "AB" is a 2013 documentary film written by Iván Fund, Andreas Koefoed, Santiago Loza and directed by Iván Fund and Andreas Koefoed.


AB a.k.a. The Ancienne Belgique is a concert hall for contemporary music in Brussels, Belgium. Located in the historic heart of Brussels, it is one of the leading concert venues in Belgium, hosting a wide variety of international and local acts.


  1. Ab or Av, sometimes Aba or Abba, means "father" in most Semitic languages.
  2. Ab a.k.a. Abkhaz Language: Abkhaz is a Northwest Caucasian language spoken mostly by the Abkhaz people. It is the official language of Abkhazia where around 100,000 people speak it. Furthermore, it is spoken by thousands of members of the Abkhazian diaspora in Turkey, Georgia's autonomous republic of Adjara, Syria, Jordan and several Western countries. The Russian census of 2010 reported 6,786 speakers of Abkhaz in Russia.
    • also known as Abxazo, Abkhaz
  3. Ab: The cuneiform ab, and ap sign, is the cuneiform sign used for the syllables ab, or ap, or the vowel and consonant usages of a, b, or p. In the Akkadian language b-and-p are interchangeable; also in cuneiform texts, any vowel of the a, e, i, u can be interchanged with another. Also for the 'ab/ap' sign, there is a capital letter usage as a sumerogram, found in the Epic of Gilgamesh for AB, Akkadian language for šību, "elder".
  4. Ab is a file format.

Scrabble value of A1B3

The value of this 2-letter word is 4 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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