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sob

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of sob

  1. to shed tears often while making meaningless sounds as a sign of pain or distress <the child sobbed when she found the dead frog> Synonyms bawl, blub [chiefly British], blubber, cry, weepRelated Words greet [Scottish], grieve, keen, lament, mourn; howl, scream, squall, wail, yowl; bleat, mewl, pule, whimper, whine; sniffle, snivel; groan, moan, sigh




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