bobber

noun (1)
bob·​ber | \ ˈbä-bər How to pronounce bobber (audio) \

Definition of bobber

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: one that bobs especially : float entry 1 sense 2a

bobber

noun (2)

Definition of bobber (Entry 2 of 2)

: a person who rides or races on a bobsled

First Known Use of bobber

Noun (1)

1593, in the meaning defined above

Noun (2)

1825, in the meaning defined above

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“Bobber.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bobber. Accessed 23 Oct. 2021.

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