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bobby

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noun bob·by \ˈbä-bē\

Definition of bobby

plural

bobbies

British

  1. :  police officer



Examples of bobby in a sentence

  1. a bobby on his beat

  2. <asked a passing London bobby for directions>



Origin and Etymology of bobby

Bobby, nickname for Robert, after Sir Robert Peel, who organized the London police force


First Known Use: 1844

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