bob for apples

idiom

: to play a children's game in which one tries to grab floating or hanging apples with one's teeth

Examples of bob for apples in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web That's one reason people often bob for apples during Halloween festivities. Lizz Schumer, Good Housekeeping, 28 Oct. 2022 Throw a pumpkin carving palooza, a spirited yet elegant cocktail party, a kids’ sleepover that would spook even Casper, an enchanted evening of a dinner party, or an autumn-appropriate bob for apples. Chloe Malle, Vogue, 1 Oct. 2021

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“Bob for apples.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bob%20for%20apples. Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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