Definitions for bob

Definitions for (noun) bob

Main entry: bob

Definition: a short abrupt inclination (as of the head)

Usage: he gave me a short bob of acknowledgement

Main entry: bob, bobtail, dock

Definition: a short or shortened tail of certain animals

Main entry: bob, bobber, bobfloat, cork

Definition: a small float usually made of cork; attached to a fishing line

Main entry: bob

Definition: a hanging weight, especially a metal ball on a string

Main entry: bob, bobsled, bobsleigh

Definition: a long racing sled (for 2 or more people) with a steering mechanism

Main entry: bob

Definition: a hair style for women and children; a short haircut all around

Main entry: British shilling, bob, shilling

Definition: a former monetary unit in Great Britain

Definitions for (verb) bob

Main entry: bob

Definition: cut hair in the style of a bob

Usage: Bernice bobs her hair these days!

Main entry: bob, curtsy

Definition: make a curtsy; usually done only by girls and women; as a sign of respect

Usage: She curtsied when she shook the Queen's hand

Main entry: tail, bob, dock

Definition: remove or shorten the tail of an animal

Main entry: bob

Definition: move up and down repeatedly

Usage: her rucksack bobbed gently on her back

Main entry: bob, bobsled

Definition: ride a bobsled

Usage: The boys bobbed down the hill screaming with pleasure

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