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  Words related to bob

Related / Similar Words: bobtail, dock, bobber, cork, bobfloat, bobsled, bobsleigh, British shilling, shilling, curtsy, tail

 

Definition:
  • a short abrupt inclination (as of the head); "he gave me a short bob of acknowledgement";
  • a short or shortened tail of certain animals;
  • a small float usually made of cork; attached to a fishing line;
  • a hanging weight, especially a metal ball on a string;
  • a long racing sled (for 2 or more people) with a steering mechanism;
  • a hair style for women and children; a short haircut all around;
  • a former monetary unit in Great Britain;
  • cut hair in the style of a bob; "Bernice bobs her hair these days!";
  • make a curtsy; usually done only by girls and women; as a sign of respect; "She curtsied when she shook the Queen''s hand";
  • remove or shorten the tail of an animal;
  • move up and down repeatedly; "her rucksack bobbed gently on her back";
  • ride a bobsled; "The boys bobbed down the hill screaming with pleasure";

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    Hyponyms: kite tail, plumb bob, plumb, plummet, sounding lead, bob around, bob about

     

    Entailments: bow, bow down

     

    Part Meronyms: pendulum

     

    Member Meronyms: fishing gear, tackle, fishing tackle, fishing rig, rig

     

    Derivational Morphology: curtsy, dock, tail, bobsled, curtsey, bobtail, bobber, cork, bobfloat, bobsleigh

     

    Anagrams: boo

     

     
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