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fob

play
verb \ˈfäb\

Definition of fob

fobbed

fobbing

archaic

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  deceive, cheat



Origin and Etymology of fob

Middle English fobben


First Known Use: 14th century


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fob

noun

Simple Definition of fob

  • : a short chain attached especially to a pocket watch

  • : a small object that is a decoration on a watch chain or a key ring

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of fob

  1. 1 :  watch pocket

  2. 2 :  a short strap, ribbon, or chain attached especially to a pocket watch

  3. 3 :  an ornament attached to a fob chain

Origin and Etymology of fob

perhaps akin to German dialect Fuppe pocket


First Known Use: 1630

Rhymes with fob


FOB

abbreviation

Definition of FOB

  1. free on board





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