Definitions of bob

The word bob uses 3 letters:bbo.

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n. - 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. 2

n. - A knot of worms, or of rags, on a string, used in angling, as for eels; formerly, a worm suitable for bait. 2

n. - A small piece of cork or light wood attached to a fishing line to show when a fish is biting; a float. 2

n. - The ball or heavy part of a pendulum; also, the ball or weight at the end of a plumb line. 2

n. - A small wheel, made of leather, with rounded edges, used in polishing spoons, etc. 2

n. - A short, jerking motion; act of bobbing; as, a bob of the head. 2

n. - A working beam. 2

n. - A knot or short curl of hair; also, a bob wig. 2

n. - A peculiar mode of ringing changes on bells. 2

n. - The refrain of a song. 2

n. - A blow; a shake or jog; a rap, as with the fist. 2

n. - A jeer or flout; a sharp jest or taunt; a trick. 2

n. - A shilling. 2

n. - To cause to move in a short, jerking manner; to move (a thing) with a bob. 2

n. - To strike with a quick, light blow; to tap. 2

n. - To cheat; to gain by fraud or cheating; to filch. 2

n. - To mock or delude; to cheat. 2

n. - To cut short; as, to bob the hair, or a horse's tail. 2

v. i. - To have a short, jerking motion; to play to and fro, or up and down; to play loosely against anything. 2

v. i. - To angle with a bob. See Bob, n., 2 & 3. 2

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l - blob11

s - bobs10

m - bomb13

o - boob10

u - bubo11

c - cobb13

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