HyperDic: bob

English > 12 senses of the word bob:
VERBmotionbobmove up and down repeatedly
motionbob, bobsledride a bobsled
contactbob, dock, tailremove or shorten the tail of an animal
communicationbob, curtsymake a curtsy
bodybobcut hair in the style of a bob
NOUNquantitybob, British shilling, shillinga former monetary unit in Great Britain
bodyboba hair style for women and children
artifactbob, bobsled, bobsleigha long racing sled (for 2 or more people) with a steering mechanism
artifactboba hanging weight, especially a metal ball on a string
artifactbob, bobber, cork, bobfloata small float usually made of cork
animalbob, bobtail, docka short or shortened tail of certain animals
actboba short abrupt inclination (as of the head)
bob > pronunciation
Soundsbaa'b
Rhymesblob ... throb: 23 rhymes with aab...
English > bob: 12 senses > noun 1, quantity
MeaningA former monetary unit in Great Britain.
SynonymsBritish shilling, shilling
PartscentA fractional monetary unit of several countries
BroaderBritish monetary unitmonetary unit in Great Britain
Spanishchelín británico, chelín
Catalanxíling
English > bob: 12 senses > noun 2, body
MeaningA hair style for women and children; a short haircut all around.
Broaderhairdo, hairstyle, hair style, coiffure, coifThe arrangement of the hair (especially a woman's hair)
Verbsbobcut hair in the style of a bob
English > bob: 12 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningA long racing sled (for 2 or more people) with a steering mechanism.
Synonymsbobsled, bobsleigh
Broadersled, sledge, sleighA vehicle mounted on runners and pulled by horses or dogs
Spanishbobsleigh
Catalanbob
Verbsbobride a bobsled
English > bob: 12 senses > noun 4, artifact
MeaningA hanging weight, especially a metal ball on a string.
Part ofpendulumAn apparatus consisting of an object mounted so that it swings freely under the influence of gravity
Narrowerkite tailA bob on a kite to provide balance
plumb bob, plumb, plummetThe metal bob of a plumb line
sounding leadA metal bob at the end of a sounding line
BroaderweightAn artifact that is heavy
English > bob: 12 senses > noun 5, artifact
MeaningA small float usually made of cork; attached to a fishing line.
Synonymsbobber, cork, bobfloat
Member offishing gear, tackle, fishing tackle, fishing rig, riggear used in fishing
BroaderfloatSomething that floats on the surface of water
Spanishbobfloat, boya
Catalanbobfloat
English > bob: 12 senses > noun 6, animal
MeaningA short or shortened tail of certain animals.
Synonymsbobtail, dock
BroadertailThe posterior part of the body of a vertebrate especially when elongated and extending beyond the trunk or main part of the body
Spanishcola cortada
Catalancua tallada
Verbsbobremove or shorten the tail of an animal
English > bob: 12 senses > noun 7, act
MeaningA short abrupt inclination (as of the head).
Example"he gave me a short bob of acknowledgement"
Broaderinclination, incliningThe act of inclining
Verbsbobmake a curtsy
English > bob: 12 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningMove up and down repeatedly.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Example"her rucksack bobbed gently on her back"
Narrowerbob around, bob aboutMove up and down with no specific path
dabbleBob forward and under so as to feed off the bottom of a body of water
BroadermoveMove so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion
Spanishmenearse
Catalanagitar-se
Nounsbobbera small float usually made of cork
English > bob: 12 senses > verb 2, motion
Meaningride a bobsled.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Example"The boys bobbed down the hill screaming with pleasure"
Synonymbobsled
Categorysport, athleticsAn active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition
Broadersled, sleighride (on) a sled
Spanishandar en bobsled
Nounsboba long racing sled (for 2 or more people) with a steering mechanism
English > bob: 12 senses > verb 3, contact
MeaningRemove or shorten the tail of an animal.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsdock, tail
Broadercutseparate with or as if with an instrument
Spanishdescolar
Nounsboba short or shortened tail of certain animals
English > bob: 12 senses > verb 4, communication
Meaningmake a curtsy; usually done only by girls and women; as a sign of respect.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymcurtsy
Entailsbow, bow downbend one's knee or body, or lower one's head
Broadergreet, recognize, recogniseExpress greetings upon meeting someone
Spanishhacer una reverencia
Catalanbalancejar, bellugar
Nounsboba short abrupt inclination (as of the head)
English > bob: 12 senses > verb 5, body
Meaningcut hair in the style of a bob.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelThey bob their hair
Example"Bernice bobs her hair these days!"
Broaderdress, arrange, set, do, coif, coiffe, coiffurearrange attractively
Nounsboba hair style for women and children

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