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  Definition of bob
  1. a short abrupt inclination (as of the head); "he gave me a short bob of acknowledgement"
  2. a short or shortened tail of certain animals
  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. remove or shorten the tail of an animal
  11. move up and down repeatedly; "her rucksack bobbed gently on her back"
  12. ride a bobsled; "The boys bobbed down the hill screaming with pleasure"
Similar Words: bobtail, dock, bobber, cork, bobfloat, bobsled, bobsleigh, British shilling, shilling, curtsy, tail

 

Hyponyms: kite tail, plumb bob, plumb, plummet, sounding lead, bob around, bob about

 

Entailments: bow, bow down

 

Part Meronyms: pendulum

 

Member Meronyms: fishing gear, tackle, fishing tackle, fishing rig, rig

 

Derivational Morphology: curtsy, dock, tail, bobsled, curtsey, bobtail, bobber, cork, bobfloat, bobsleigh

 

Anagrams: boo

 

 
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