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bob

verb

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  1. to make (something) shorter or smaller with the use of a cutting instrument bobbed her waist-length hair herself on her 18th birthday Synonyms of 1bob bob, crop, cut, cut back, dock, lop (off), nip, pare, poll, prune, shave, shear, snip, trimWords Related to 1bob skive, whittle; manicure, mow; pinch, stump; curtail, shortenNear Antonyms of 1bob elongate, extend, lengthen


bob

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of bob

  1. 1 to make short up-and-down movements a family of ducks bobbing on the water Synonyms of 2bob bob, bobble, jog, jounce, pump, seesaw, wagWords Related to 2bob jerk, jiggle, shake, wiggle, wobble (also wabble); oscillate, rock, sway, swing, undulate; drop, duck

  2. 2 to deliver a blow to (someone or something) usually in a strong vigorous manner he playfully bobbed his brother on the nose to get his attention Synonyms of 2bob bang, bash, bat, belt, biff, bludgeon, bob, bonk, bop, box, bust, clap, clip, clobber, clock, clout, crack, hammer, knock, nail, paste, pound, punch, rap, slam, slap, slog, slug, smack, smite, sock, strike, swat, swipe, tag, thump, thwack, wallop, whack, whale, zapWords Related to 2bob batter, beat, buffet, bung, chop, cuff, drub, lace, lambaste (or lambast), lick, mangle, maul, pelt, pepper, pommel, pummel, rough; scuff; bunt, flick, stroke, tap; bump, butt, jab, jostle, kick, knee, poke, prod, push, shove, stamp; bowl (down or over), cream, deck, dump [slang], fell, floor, knock down, level; rabbit-punch, sucker punch; cane, club, cudgel, flail, flog, lash, sap, slash, sledge, sledgehammer, spear, stab, switch, thrash, whip; bean, brain, conk, skull


bob

noun, Scottish

Synonyms and Antonyms of bob

  1. a bunch of flowers the lassie carried only a little bob on her wedding day Synonyms of bob bouquet [Scottish], nosegay, posyWords Related to bob boutonniere, corsage; arrangement; garland, lei


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