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See also: barb and Barb.



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Proper noun[edit]


  1. A diminutive of the female given name Barbara.
  2. A surname​.


Barb (plural Barbz)

  1. (slang) A fan of the American singer Nicki Minaj, especially a female one.
    • 2012, "Forward Line", Inpress, Issue 1235, August 2012, page 14:
      Minaj is thrilled to be returning to her legion of Aussie Barbz this October in a brand new full-scale arena show.
    • 2012, "The year in music", Fast Forward Weekly, 27 December 2012:
      I’m not a Barb, but Nicki Minaj totally made me do a 180 on the whole hating-her-songs-and-general-vibe thing I had going on when I went to review her in concert.
    • 2013, "Mariah talks about Idol feud", Postnoon, 9 January 2013, page 28:
      Lambs and Barbz, remain calm, but Mariah Carey is once again talking about her infamous feud with Nicki Minaj.
    • For more examples of usage of this term, see Citations:Barb.