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Bob vs. Sob

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  • Bob (verb)

    To cut (hair) into a bob haircut.

    "I got my hair bobbed. How do you like it?"

  • Bob (verb)

    To shorten by cutting; to dock; to crop

  • Bob (verb)

    Short form of bobsleigh

  • Bob (verb)

    To move gently and vertically, in either a single motion or repeatedly up and down, at or near the surface of a body of water, or similar medium.

    "The cork bobbed gently in the calm water."

    "The ball, which we had thought lost, suddenly bobbed up out of the water."

    "The flowers were bobbing in the wind."

  • Bob (verb)

    To move (something) as though it were bobbing in water.

    "I bobbed my head under water and saw the goldfish."

    "bob one's head (= to nod)"

  • Bob (verb)

    To curtsy.

  • Bob (verb)

    To strike with a quick, light blow; to tap.

  • Bob (noun)

    A bobbing motion; a quick up and down movement.

    "a bob of the head"

  • Bob (noun)

    A curtsy.

  • Bob (noun)

    A bobber.

  • Bob (noun)

    Any of various hesperiid butterflies.

  • Sob (noun)

    A cry with a short, sudden expulsion of breath.

  • Sob (noun)

    sound of sob

  • Sob (verb)

    to weep with convulsive gasps.

  • Sob (verb)

    to say (something) while sobbing.

    ""He doesn't love me!" she sobbed."

  • Sob (verb)

    To soak.

Wiktionary
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  • Bob (noun)

    Anything that hangs so as to play loosely, or with a short abrupt motion, as at the end of a string; a pendant; as, the bob at the end of a kite's tail.

  • Bob (noun)

    A knot of worms, or of rags, on a string, used in angling, as for eels; formerly, a worm suitable for bait.

  • Bob (noun)

    A small piece of cork or light wood attached to a fishing line to show when a fish is biting; a float.

  • Bob (noun)

    The ball or heavy part of a pendulum; also, the ball or weight at the end of a plumb line.

  • Bob (noun)

    A small wheel, made of leather, with rounded edges, used in polishing spoons, etc.

  • Bob (noun)

    A short, jerking motion; act of bobbing; as, a bob of the head.

  • Bob (noun)

    A working beam.

  • Bob (noun)

    A knot or short curl of hair; also, a bob wig.

  • Bob (noun)

    A peculiar mode of ringing changes on bells.

  • Bob (noun)

    The refrain of a song.

  • Bob (noun)

    A blow; a shake or jog; a rap, as with the fist.

  • Bob (noun)

    A jeer or flout; a sharp jest or taunt; a trick.

  • Bob (noun)

    A shilling.

  • Bob

    To cause to move in a short, jerking manner; to move (a thing) with a bob.

  • Bob

    To strike with a quick, light blow; to tap.

  • Bob

    To cheat; to gain by fraud or cheating; to filch.

  • Bob

    To mock or delude; to cheat.

  • Bob

    To cut short; as, to bob the hair, or a horse's tail.

  • Bob (verb)

    To have a short, jerking motion; to play to and fro, or up and down; to play loosely against anything.

  • Bob (verb)

    To angle with a bob. See Bob, n., 2 & 3.

  • Sob

    To soak.

  • Sob (verb)

    To sigh with a sudden heaving of the breast, or with a kind of convulsive motion; to sigh with tears, and with a convulsive drawing in of the breath.

  • Sob (noun)

    The act of sobbing; a convulsive sigh, or inspiration of the breath, as in sorrow.

  • Sob (noun)

    Any sorrowful cry or sound.

Webster Dictionary
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  • Bob (noun)

    a former monetary unit in Great Britain

  • Bob (noun)

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

  • Bob (noun)

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

  • Bob (noun)

    a hanging weight, especially a metal ball on a string

  • Bob (noun)

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

  • Bob (noun)

    a short or shortened tail of certain animals

  • Bob (noun)

    a short abrupt inclination (as of the head);

    "he gave me a short bob of acknowledgement"

  • Bob (verb)

    move up and down repeatedly;

    "her rucksack bobbed gently on her back"

  • Bob (verb)

    ride a bobsled;

    "The boys bobbed down the hill screaming with pleasure"

  • Bob (verb)

    remove or shorten the tail of an animal

  • Bob (verb)

    make a curtsy; usually done only by girls and women; as a sign of respect;

    "She curtsied when she shook the Queen's hand"

  • Bob (verb)

    cut hair in the style of a bob;

    "Bernice bobs her hair these days!"

  • Sob (noun)

    a dyspneic condition

  • Sob (noun)

    insulting terms of address for people who are stupid or irritating or ridiculous

  • Sob (noun)

    convulsive gasp made while weeping

  • Sob (verb)

    weep convulsively;

    "He was sobbing inconsolably"

Princeton's WordNet
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