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Spell Check of bob

Correct spelling: bob

Definition of bob:

  1. ride a bobsled; " The boys bobbed down the hill screaming with pleasure"
  2. a short abrupt inclination ( as of the head); " he gave me a short bob of acknowledgement"
  3. a small float usually made of cork; attached to a fishing line
  4. a hanging weight, especially a metal ball on a string
  5. a long racing sled ( for 2 or more people) with a steering mechanism
  6. a hair style for women and children; a short haircut all around
  7. a former monetary unit in Great Britain
  8. cut hair in the style of a bob; " Bernice bobs her hair these days!"
  9. make a curtsy; usually done only by girls and women; as a sign of respect; " She curtsied when she shook the Queen's hand"
  10. move up and down repeatedly; " her rucksack bobbed gently on her back"
  11. a short or shortened tail of certain animals
  12. remove or shorten the tail of an animal
  13. 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.
  14. A knot of worms, or of rags, on a string, used in angling, as for eels; formerly, a worm suitable for bait.
  15. A small piece of cork or light wood attached to a fishing line to show when a fish is biting; a float.
  16. The ball or heavy part of a pendulum; also, the ball or weight at the end of a plumb line.
  17. A small wheel, made of leather, with rounded edges, used in polishing spoons, etc.
  18. A short, jerking motion; act of bobbing; as, a bob of the head.
  19. A working beam.
  20. A knot or short curl of hair; also, a bob wig.
  21. A peculiar mode of ringing changes on bells.
  22. The refrain of a song.
  23. A blow; a shake or jog; a rap, as with the fist.
  24. A jeer or flout; a sharp jest or taunt; a trick.
  25. A shilling.
  26. To cause to move in a short, jerking manner; to move ( a thing) with a bob.
  27. To strike with a quick, light blow; to tap.
  28. To cheat; to gain by fraud or cheating; to filch.
  29. To mock or delude; to cheat.
  30. To cut short; as, to bob the hair, or a horse's tail.
  31. To have a short, jerking motion; to play to and fro, or up and down; to play loosely against anything.
  32. To angle with a bob. See Bob, n., 2 & amp; 3.

Bob \bob\

Bob as a boy's name is pronounced bob. It is of Old English origin. Short form of Robert, of later coinage than Hob, Dob, and Nob. Bobbie and Bobby are pet forms, though Bobbie is more frequently used for girls. While Bobby was common for children in the 1950s and '60s, Robert today is more likely to be shortened to Robbie or Rob instead of the pedestrian Bob. Comedian Bob Hope; singer Bob Dylan; chess master Dob Fischer; actor Billy Bob Thornton.
Pope, Bibi, Beebe, Bubba, Pip.
Bobby, Bobbee, Bobbey, Bobbie.

Examples of usage for bob:

  1. Six little Girls That Boy Bob.
  2. The Old Man called back about seven, when I was washing up, and Bob answered the telephone.
  3. Smith and Bob Stein and I were the last to leave, and Morgan's grip for an old man was firm as we shook hands.