Word:

Bob

Pronunciation: bǒb
n.1.Anything that hangs so as to play loosely, or with a short abrupt motion, as at the end of a string; a pendant; as, the bob at the end of a kite's tail.
In jewels dressed and at each ear a bob.
- Dryden.
2.A knot of worms, or of rags, on a string, used in angling, as for eels; formerly, a worm suitable for bait.
3.A small piece of cork or light wood attached to a fishing line to show when a fish is biting; a float.
4.The ball or heavy part of a pendulum; also, the ball or weight at the end of a plumb line.
5.A small wheel, made of leather, with rounded edges, used in polishing spoons, etc.
6.A short, jerking motion; act of bobbing; as, a bob of the head.
7.(Steam Engine) A working beam.
8.A knot or short curl of hair; also, a bob wig.
A plain brown bob he wore.
- Shenstone.
9.A peculiar mode of ringing changes on bells.
10.The refrain of a song.
To bed, to bed, will be the bob of the song.
- L'Estrange.
11.A blow; a shake or jog; a rap, as with the fist.
12.A jeer or flout; a sharp jest or taunt; a trick.
13.A shilling.
v. t.1.To cause to move in a short, jerking manner; to move (a thing) with a bob.
[imp. & p. p. Bobbed ( ); p. pr. & vb. n. Bobbing.]
2.To strike with a quick, light blow; to tap.
3.To cheat; to gain by fraud or cheating; to filch.
4.To mock or delude; to cheat.
To play her pranks, and bob the fool,
The shrewish wife began.
- Turbervile.
5.To cut short; as, to bob the hair, or a horse's tail.
v. i.1.To have a short, jerking motion; to play to and fro, or up and down; to play loosely against anything.
2.To angle with a bob. See Bob, n., 2 & 3.
To bob at an apple
to attempt to bite or seize with the mouth an apple, cherry, or other round fruit, while it is swinging from a string or floating in a tug of water.
Noun1.bob - a former monetary unit in Great Britain
2.bob - a hair style for women and children; a short haircut all around
3.bob - a long racing sled (for 2 or more people) with a steering mechanism
Synonyms: bobsled, bobsleigh
4.bob - a hanging weight, especially a metal ball on a string
5.Bobbob - a small float usually made of cork; attached to a fishing line
Synonyms: bobber, bobfloat, cork
6.bob - a short or shortened tail of certain animals
Synonyms: bobtail, dock
7.bob - a short abrupt inclination (as of the head); "he gave me a short bob of acknowledgement"
Verb1.bob - move up and down repeatedly; "her rucksack bobbed gently on her back"
2.bob - ride a bobsled; "The boys bobbed down the hill screaming with pleasure"
Synonyms: bobsled
3.bob - remove or shorten the tail of an animal
Synonyms: tail, dock
4.bob - make a curtsy; usually done only by girls and women; as a sign of respect; "She curtsied when she shook the Queen's hand"
Synonyms: curtsy
5.bob - cut hair in the style of a bob; "Bernice bobs her hair these days!"
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Translate Bob to Spanish, Translate Bob to German
Browse
Boatbill
boatbuilder
boater
Boatful
Boathouse
Boating
Boation
boatload
Boatman
Boatmanship
Boatsman
Boatswain
boatswain bird
boatswain's chair
Boatswain's mate
Boatwoman
-- Bob --
bob about
bob around
Bob Dylan
Bob Hope
Bob Marley
Bob Mathias
bob under
bob up
Bob wig
Bob-cherry
Bobac
Bobance
Bobber
Bobbery
Bobbin
Bobbin and fly frame
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