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Definition of "bob" []

  • To hit lightly and quickly; tap. (verb-transitive)
  • To cause to move up and down: bobbed my head in response to the question. (verb-transitive)
  • To move up and down: a cork bobbing on the water. (verb-intransitive)
  • To grab at floating or hanging objects with the teeth: bobbed for apples. (verb-intransitive)
  • To curtsy or bow. (verb-intransitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "bob" in a sentence
  • "She kept refering to me as “Hacker Bob” So, in the spirit of fun I started with roberthacker bob then just hacker bob."
  • "Recent Comments market folly: yea natgas undoubtedly ripped a lot of people's faces off C. Maoxian: @bob: I think HotTrend was a Reuters in-house project that they abandoned for some inexplicable reason -- ... bob: and hottrend was bought by realtick from someone ... hottrend is the main reason i subscribe to RT."
  • "Example: test1. txt includes: john sam bob henry test2. txt includes: jason mike bob jack remove. txt includes "bob" so when it finds the word bob in both files and remove and save the file."