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Synonyms for bobbɒb

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. British shilling, shilling, bob(noun)

    a former monetary unit in Great Britain

    Synonyms:
    bobsled, bobfloat, cork, dock, bob, shilling, bobber, bobtail, bobsleigh

  2. bob(noun)

    a hair style for women and children; a short haircut all around

    Synonyms:
    bobsled, bobfloat, cork, dock, bobsleigh, shilling, bobber, bobtail

  3. bobsled, bobsleigh, bob(noun)

    a long racing sled (for 2 or more people) with a steering mechanism

    Synonyms:
    bobsled, bobfloat, cork, dock, bob, shilling, bobber, bobtail, bobsleigh

  4. bob(noun)

    a hanging weight, especially a metal ball on a string

    Synonyms:
    bobsled, bobfloat, cork, dock, bobsleigh, shilling, bobber, bobtail

  5. bob, bobber, cork, bobfloat(noun)

    a small float usually made of cork; attached to a fishing line

    Synonyms:
    bobsled, bobfloat, cork, bottle cork, phellem, dock, bobsleigh, shilling, bobber, bob, bobtail

  6. bobtail, bob, dock(noun)

    a short or shortened tail of certain animals

    Synonyms:
    loading dock, bob, dockage, pier, bobsleigh, shilling, wharf, wharfage, bobfloat, bobtail, docking facility, cork, bobsled, sour grass, sorrel, dock, bobber

  7. bob(verb)

    a short abrupt inclination (as of the head)

    "he gave me a short bob of acknowledgement"

    Synonyms:
    bobsled, bobfloat, cork, dock, bobsleigh, shilling, bobber, bobtail

  8. bob(verb)

    move up and down repeatedly

    "her rucksack bobbed gently on her back"

    Synonyms:
    dock, tail, curtsy, bobsled

  9. bobsled, bob(verb)

    ride a bobsled

    "The boys bobbed down the hill screaming with pleasure"

    Synonyms:
    dock, bob, tail, curtsy, bobsled

  10. dock, tail, bob(verb)

    remove or shorten the tail of an animal

    Synonyms:
    bobsled, dog, chase after, curtsy, dock, tail, bob, tag, track, chase, trail, go after, give chase

  11. curtsy, bob(verb)

    make a curtsy; usually done only by girls and women; as a sign of respect

    "She curtsied when she shook the Queen's hand"

    Synonyms:
    curtsey, dock, bob, tail, curtsy, bobsled

  12. bob(verb)

    cut hair in the style of a bob

    "Bernice bobs her hair these days!"

    Synonyms:
    dock, tail, curtsy, bobsled

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. bob(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    move with a jerk

  2. bob(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    strike (suddenly and lightly), rap, knock

  3. bob(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    clip, cut short

  4. bob(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    [Rare.] steal, purloin, rob, pilfer, filch, cabbage, get by fraud

  5. bob(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    play back and forward, have a jerking motion

  6. bob(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    angle (with a jerking motion), fish

  7. bob(n.)

    Synonyms:
    jerking motion

  8. bob(n.)

    Synonyms:
    pendent, hanging appendage

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

ìike, beanie, beanies, -bob, spongebob, mike, spade, pope, boba, pop


Translations for bob

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • تمايلArabic
  • клатя се, подскачам, подстригвам късо, припев, подскачане, подрязана опашкаBulgarian
  • BobGerman
  • ballotterFrench
  • pesoItalian
  • בובHebrew
  • BobLatin
  • mārangarangaMāori
  • wiegen, golven, deinenDutch
  • bobRomanian
  • по́лоз, вы́нырнуть, рефре́н, подска́кивание, карэ́, подпры́гнуть, подпры́гивать, [[купи́рованный]] [[хвост]], подскочи́ть, подпры́гивание, отве́с, подска́кивать, выны́ривать, припе́в, кача́тьсяRussian
  • guppaSwedish

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