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gob

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noun \ˈgäb\

Definition of gob

  1. 1 :  lump

  2. 2 :  a large amount —usually used in plural <gobs of money>



Origin of gob

Middle English gobbe, probably back-formation from gobet


First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with gob


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gob

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noun \ˈgȯb, ˈgäb\

Definition of gob

chiefly British

  1. :  mouth



Origin of gob

probably from Scottish Gaelic, mouth & Irish, beak, pursed mouth


First Known Use: circa 1550


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gob

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noun \ˈgäb, ˈgȯb\

Definition of gob

  1. :  sailor



Origin of gob

origin unknown


First Known Use: 1915


GOB Defined for Kids

gob

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noun \ˈgäb\

Definition of gob for Students

  1. :  1lump 1 <a gob of mud>





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