a few bob

Definition of a few bob

British, informal

  1. :  some money <I'm always looking for ways to save a few bob.>

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  not many persons or things

  1. :  consisting of or amounting to only a small number

  1. :  a small number of units or individuals

    :  a special limited number

  1. :  to strike with a quick light blow :  rap

    :  to move up and down in a short quick movement

    :  to polish with a bob :  buff

  1. :  a short quick down-and-up motion

    :  any of several folk dances

    :  a blow or tap especially with the fist

  1. :  deceive, cheat

    :  to take by fraud :  filch

  1. :  bunch, cluster

    :  nosegay

    :  a knob, knot, twist, or curl especially of ribbons, yarn, or hair

  1. :  to cut shorter :  crop

    :  to cut (hair) in the style of a bob

  1. :  shilling

  1. :  bobsled


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