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KK Pronunciation

〔 bɑb 〕


〔 bɒb 〕

Overview of noun bob

The noun bob has 7 senses

  • British shilling, shilling, bob -- (a former monetary unit in Great Britain)

  • bob -- (a hair style for women and children; a short haircut all around)

  • bobsled, bobsleigh, bob -- (a long racing sled (for 2 or more people) with a steering mechanism)

  • bob -- (a hanging weight, especially a metal ball on a string)

  • bob, bobber, cork, bobfloat -- (a small float usually made of cork; attached to a fishing line)

  • bobtail, bob, dock -- (a short or shortened tail of certain animals)

  • bob -- (a short abrupt inclination (as of the head); "he gave me a short bob of acknowledgement")

Overview of verb bob

The verb bob has 5 senses

  • bob -- (move up and down repeatedly; "her rucksack bobbed gently on her back")

  • bobsled, bob -- (ride a bobsled; "The boys bobbed down the hill screaming with pleasure")

  • dock, tail, bob -- (remove or shorten the tail of an animal)

  • curtsy, 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")

  • bob -- (cut hair in the style of a bob; "Bernice bobs her hair these days!")