bobby

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bob·by

noun \ˈbä-bē\
plural bobbies

Definition of BOBBY

British

Examples of BOBBY

  1. a bobby on his beat
  2. <asked a passing London bobby for directions>

Origin of BOBBY

Bobby, nickname for Robert, after Sir Robert Peel, who organized the London police force
First Known Use: 1844

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