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bob

verb (1)

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(Entry 1 of 3)

to make (something) shorter or smaller with the use of a cutting instrument
  • bobbed her waist-length hair herself on her 18th birthday

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bob

verb (2)

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1 to make short up-and-down movements
  • a family of ducks bobbing on the water

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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

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bob

noun
Scottish

Synonyms of bob (Entry 3 of 3)

a bunch of flowers
  • the lassie carried only a little bob on her wedding day

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The first known use of bob was in the 13th century

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“Bob.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/bob. Accessed 13 Jun. 2021.

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