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Definition of "sob" []

  • To weep aloud with convulsive gasping; cry uncontrollably. See Synonyms at cry. (verb-intransitive)
  • To make a sound resembling that of loud weeping. (verb-intransitive)
  • To utter with sobs. (verb-transitive)
  • To put or bring (oneself) into a specified condition by sobbing: sob oneself to sleep. (verb-transitive)
  • The act or sound of sobbing. (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 "sob" in a sentence
  • "I'm going to go sob in the corner of the library where books are kept, far away from the video shelves. *sob sob*"
  • "Oui moi j'dis j'ai eu les boules a c'te scene du jeu * sob sob*"
  • "Yeah but OW!! for one thing .. they're a size too big since I inherited them from beccarat and I'm not yet large enough to be a size 5 * sob sob* and also .. yeah just OW!!!"