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fob

play
verb \ˈfäb\

Definition of fob

fobbed

;

fobbing

archaic

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  deceive, cheat

Origin and Etymology of fob

Middle English fobben


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fob

noun

Definition of fob

  1. 1 :  watch pocket

  2. 2 :  a short strap, ribbon, or chain attached especially to a pocket watch

  3. 3 :  an ornament attached to a fob chain

Origin and Etymology of fob

perhaps akin to German dialect Fuppe pocket


FOB

abbreviation

Definition of FOB

  1. free on board




FOB Defined for English Language Learners

fob

noun

Definition of fob for English Language Learners

  • : a short chain attached especially to a pocket watch

  • : a small object that is a decoration on a watch chain or a key ring

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