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Overview of noun bob

The noun bob has 7 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. British shilling, shilling, bob

(a former monetary unit in Great Britain)

2. bob

(a hair style for women and children; a short haircut all around)

3. bobsled, bobsleigh, bob

(a long racing sled (for 2 or more people) with a steering mechanism)

4. bob

(a hanging weight, especially a metal ball on a string)

5. bob, bobber, cork, bobfloat

(a small float usually made of cork; attached to a fishing line)

6. bobtail, bob, dock

(a short or shortened tail of certain animals)

7. bob

(a short abrupt inclination (as of the head); "he gave me a short bob of acknowledgement")


Overview of verb bob

The verb bob has 5 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (6) bob

(move up and down repeatedly; "her rucksack bobbed gently on her back")

2. bobsled, bob

(ride a bobsled; "The boys bobbed down the hill screaming with pleasure")

3. dock, tail, bob

(remove or shorten the tail of an animal)

4. curtsy, bob

(make a curtsy; usually done only by girls and women; as a sign of respect; "She curtsied when she shook the Queen's hand")

5. bob

(cut hair in the style of a bob; "Bernice bobs her hair these days!")

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