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Definition of "gob" []

  • A small mass or lump. (noun)
  • Informal A large quantity. Often used in the plural: a gob of money; gobs of time. (noun)
  • Slang The mouth. (noun)
  • Slang A sailor. (noun)

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 "gob" in a sentence
  • "So what I'm saying is there were vast parts of the mine with what we call gob that had had already been caved in."
  • "I remain gob smacked by todays parenting skills, attitudes, and its amazing adaptation."
  • "` wool '; gab, Gaelic for ` mouth' (and hence ` chatter ') from which we also get the word gob (in England a popular form of candy for children is "gobstoppers"), and its derivatives gobble and goblet; galore, from the Gaelic gu"