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bob2

bob2

 
pronunciation:
bab
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a style of short haircut, usu. for women and children.
After having long hair for years, she loved her new short bob.
definition 2: a small heavy object that hangs, as at the end of a plumb line.
definition 3: a buoyant object, such as a cork, used in fishing; bobber.
synonyms:
bobber
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: bobbed, bobbing, bobs
definition: to cut very short, as hair, or as manes, tails, and the like in animals.
They bobbed the horse's tail.
similar words:
dock
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to try to seize floating or dangling objects with the mouth, as in a game.
They bobbed for apples at the Halloween party.
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