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verb. ['ˈbɑːb'] move up and down repeatedly.
- bob about
- dress up
- dress down
Rhymes with Bob
How do you pronounce bob?
Pronounce bob as bɑb.
US - How to pronounce bob in American English
UK - How to pronounce bob in British English
Sentences with bob
1. Verb, base form
The parakeet will often bob his head up and down to show his pleasure.
Quotes about bob
1. I think in my case, I had no choice but to have a good sense of humor. I grew up with my dad, Danny Thomas, and George Burns and Bob Hope and Milton Berle and Sid Caesar and all those guys were at our house all the time and telling jokes and making each other laugh.
- Marlo Thomas
2. I would never know how good I was if I didn't have Bob Arum. Bob Arum is white, Jewish; He was working for prosecutor's office. I'm black, an ex-convict, ex-number runner. Who would be most likely to succeed? It would be Bob 100-1. Yet I beat Bob on everything we ever done, with love.
- Don King
3. Bob Dole used to be really funny. Barney Frank can be kind of funny. Bob Kerrey has a good sense of humor.
- Al Franken
noun. ['ˈbɑːb'] a short abrupt inclination (as of the head).
verb. ['ˈbɑːb'] remove or shorten the tail of an animal.
verb. ['ˈbɑːb'] make a curtsy; usually done only by girls and women; as a sign of respect.
noun. ['ˈbɑːb'] a small float usually made of cork; attached to a fishing line.
- fishing rig
- fishing gear
- fishing tackle
verb. ['ˈbɑːb'] cut hair in the style of a bob.
noun. ['ˈbɑːb'] a former monetary unit in Great Britain.
- British shilling
noun. ['ˈbɑːb'] a short or shortened tail of certain animals.
- natural object
noun. ['ˈbɑːb'] a hanging weight, especially a metal ball on a string.
- kite tail
- plumb bob
- sounding lead
noun. ['ˈbɑːb'] a long racing sled (for 2 or more people) with a steering mechanism.