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1. bobbin

noun. ['ˈbɑːbən'] a winder around which thread or tape or film or other flexible materials can be wound.

Synonyms

  • reel
  • filature
  • winder
  • shuttle

Antonyms

  • ride
  • nonworker
  • stay in place

Etymology

  • bobine (French)

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Words that Rhyme with Bobbin

  • padmanabhan
  • groben
  • robin
  • robben
  • lobban
  • hoben
  • goben

Example sentences of the word bobbin


1. Noun, singular or mass
Feed the bobbin thread tip up through the plate and pull out a few inches.

2. Adjective
A loop of bobbin thread should come up and through the machine.

Quotes containing the word bobbin


1. Birds are flyin' south for winter.Here's the Weird-Bird headin' north,Wings a-flappin', beak a-chatterin',Cold head bobbin' back 'n' forth.He says, "It's not that I like iceOr freezin' winds and snowy ground.It's just sometimes it's kind of niceTo be the only bird in town.
- Shel Silverstein

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