and Bob's your uncle

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of and Bob's your uncle

British, informal
used to say that something is easy to do or use
  • Just complete the form, pay the fee, and Bob's your uncle!

Word by Word Definitions

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

  2. : to move up and down in a short quick movement

  3. : to polish with a bob : buff

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

  2. : any of several folk dances

  3. : a blow or tap especially with the fist

  1. : deceive, cheat

  2. : to take by fraud : filch

  1. : bunch, cluster

  2. : nosegay

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

  1. : to cut shorter : crop

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

  1. : shilling

  1. : bobsled

your play
  1. : of or relating to you or yourself or yourselves especially as possessor or possessors, agent or agents, or object or objects of an action

  2. : of or relating to one or oneself

  3. used with little or no meaning almost as an equivalent to the definite article the

uncle play
  1. : the brother of one's father or mother

  2. : the husband of one's aunt or uncle

  3. : one who helps, advises, or encourages


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