bobber

noun (1)
bob·​ber | \ˈbä-bər \

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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