bobbery

noun

bob·​bery ˈbä-b(ə-)rē How to pronounce bobbery (audio)
plural bobberies
: hubbub

Examples of bobbery in a Sentence

proponents of a silent birth believe that the bobbery that accompanies most births is harmful to the newborn

Word History

Etymology

Hindi bāp re, literally, oh father!

First Known Use

1796, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of bobbery was in 1796

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Cite this Entry

“Bobbery.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bobbery. Accessed 29 Feb. 2024.

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