Synonyms for bob

Synonyms for (noun) bob

Synonyms: bob

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

Usage: he gave me a short bob of acknowledgement

Similar words: inclination, inclining

Definition: the act of inclining; bending forward

Usage: an inclination of his head indicated his agreement


Synonyms: bob, bobtail, dock

Definition: a short or shortened tail of certain animals

Similar words: tail

Definition: the posterior part of the body of a vertebrate especially when elongated and extending beyond the trunk or main part of the body


Synonyms: bob, bobber, bobfloat, cork

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

Similar words: float

Definition: something that floats on the surface of water


Synonyms: bob

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

Similar words: weight

Definition: an artifact that is heavy


Synonyms: bob, bobsled, bobsleigh

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

Similar words: sled, sledge, sleigh

Definition: a vehicle mounted on runners and pulled by horses or dogs; for transportation over snow


Synonyms: bob

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

Similar words: hair style, hairdo, hairstyle, coif, coiffure

Definition: the arrangement of the hair (especially a woman's hair)


Synonyms: British shilling, bob, shilling

Definition: a former monetary unit in Great Britain

Similar words: British monetary unit

Definition: monetary unit in Great Britain

Synonyms for (verb) bob

Synonyms: bob

Definition: cut hair in the style of a bob

Usage: Bernice bobs her hair these days!

Similar words: set, coif, coiffe, coiffure, do, dress, arrange

Definition: arrange attractively

Usage: dress my hair for the wedding


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: greet, recognise, recognize

Definition: express greetings upon meeting someone


Synonyms: tail, bob, dock

Definition: remove or shorten the tail of an animal

Similar words: cut

Definition: separate with or as if with an instrument

Usage: Cut the rope


Synonyms: bob

Definition: move up and down repeatedly

Usage: her rucksack bobbed gently on her back

Similar words: move

Definition: move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion

Usage: He moved his hand slightly to the right


Synonyms: bob, bobsled

Definition: ride a bobsled

Usage: The boys bobbed down the hill screaming with pleasure

Similar words: sled, sleigh

Definition: ride (on) a sled