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    bob - Dictionary definition and meaning for word bob

    Definition
    (noun) a former monetary unit in Great Britain
    Synonyms : british shilling , shilling
    Definition
    (noun) a hair style for women and children; a short haircut all around Definition
    (noun) a long racing sled (for 2 or more people) with a steering mechanism
    Synonyms : bobsled , bobsleigh
    Definition
    (noun) a hanging weight, especially a metal ball on a string Definition
    (noun) a small float usually made of cork; attached to a fishing line
    Synonyms : bobber , bobfloat , cork
    Definition
    (noun) a short or shortened tail of certain animals
    Synonyms : bobtail , dock
    Definition
    (noun) a short abrupt inclination (as of the head)
    Example Sentence
    • he gave me a short bob of acknowledgement
    Definition
    (verb) move up and down repeatedly
    Example Sentence
    • her rucksack bobbed gently on her back
    Definition
    (verb) ride a bobsled
    Synonyms : bobsled
    Example Sentence
    • The boys bobbed down the hill screaming with pleasure
    Definition
    (verb) remove or shorten the tail of an animal
    Synonyms : dock , tail
    Definition
    (verb) make a curtsy; usually done only by girls and women; as a sign of respect
    Synonyms : curtsy
    Example Sentence
    • She curtsied when she shook the Queen's hand
    Definition
    (verb) cut hair in the style of a bob
    Example Sentence
    • Bernice bobs her hair these days!
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