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bobbing

verb (1)
present participle of bob

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(Entry 1 of 2)

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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bobbing

verb (2)
present participle of bob

Synonyms of bobbing (Entry 2 of 2)

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

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“Bobbing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/bobbing. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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