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Meaning of sob

sob

Pronunciation: (sob), [key]
— v., n. sobbed, sob•bing,
—v.i.
  1. to weep with a convulsive catching of the breath.
  2. to make a sound resembling this.
—v.t.
  1. to utter with sobs.
  2. to put, send, etc., by sobbing or with sobs: to sob oneself to sleep.
—n.
  1. the act of sobbing; a convulsive catching of the breath in weeping.
  2. any sound suggesting this.

S.O.B.

Pronunciation: [key]
— Slang. (sometimes l.c.)Slang.
  1. See
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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  • sob (Thesaurus)