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Synonyms of bob

Noun


1. British shilling, shilling, bob, British monetary unit

usage: a former monetary unit in Great Britain

2. bob, hairdo, hairstyle, hair style, coiffure, coif

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

3. bobsled, bobsleigh, bob, sled, sledge, sleigh

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

4. bob, weight

usage: a hanging weight, especially a metal ball on a string

5. bob, bobber, cork, bobfloat, float

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

6. bobtail, bob, dock, tail

usage: a short or shortened tail of certain animals

7. bob, inclination, inclining

usage: a short abrupt inclination (as of the head); "he gave me a short bob of acknowledgement"

Verb


1. bob, move

usage: move up and down repeatedly; "her rucksack bobbed gently on her back"

2. bobsled, bob, sled, sleigh

usage: ride a bobsled; "The boys bobbed down the hill screaming with pleasure"

3. dock, tail, bob, cut

usage: remove or shorten the tail of an animal

4. curtsy, bob, greet, recognize, recognise

usage: make a curtsy; usually done only by girls and women; as a sign of respect; "She curtsied when she shook the Queen's hand"

5. bob, dress, arrange, set, do, coif, coiffe, coiffure

usage: cut hair in the style of a bob; "Bernice bobs her hair these days!"

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