bobbed bobbed

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a former monetary unit in Great Britain
  2. (n) a hair style for women and children; a short haircut all around
  3. (n) a long racing sled (for 2 or more people) with a steering mechanism
  4. (n) a hanging weight, especially a metal ball on a string
  5. (n) a small float usually made of cork; attached to a fishing line
  6. (n) a short or shortened tail of certain animals
  7. (n) a short abrupt inclination (as of the head)
  8. (v) move up and down repeatedly
  9. (v) ride a bobsled
  10. (v) remove or shorten the tail of an animal
  11. (v) make a curtsy; usually done only by girls and women; as a sign of respect
  12. (v) cut hair in the style of a bob

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Sometimes, it was purely accidental: after singeing her hair, she cut it off completely, made an appearance at the Paris Opra, and started the craze for bobbed hair.
  2. Her nose has been bobbed, her eyelids lifted, her breasts treated with cell implants.
  3. A few passengers bobbed to the surface; some clung numbly to pieces of debris while others screamed desperately for help.

News

  1. "Weaponize the Media": An Anonymous Rapper's War on Steubenville

    One night this past December, sitting at his laptop in his bedroom in Winchester, Kentucky, Deric Lostutter donned a plastic Guy Fawkes mask, recently purchased on eBay. He turned on the camera of his souped-up gaming laptop and cued a computerized voice to start speaking. "Greetings, citizens of the world," the pre-written script said. Behind his mask, Lostutter bobbed his head, as if he were ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Deadspin

  2. Latino fest rocks courthouse square

    As hundreds bobbed their heads to the sound of a female mariachi band, dozens of children scrambled to gather candy pouring from an Elmo piata. Chili powder and cinnamon were sprinkled on nearly every food consumed.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Marshalltown Times-Republican

Quotes

  1. "I danced around and bobbed and weaved around out there and somehow managed to only give up two runs," Hudson said.
    on Sep 23, 2009 By: Tim Hudson Source: USA Today

  2. And Senator John Kerry of Massachusetts, the Democratic presidential nominee in 2004, said in an interview: "It's a summary of all that this administration is not in touch with and has faked and ducked and bobbed over the past four years. What you...
    on Sep 7, 2005 By: John Kerry Source: New York Times

  3. Queen Mary asked staff with bobs to conceal them at official events, and headlines such as "Shocked husband shoots himself when wife bobs in her hair" appeared in America, where preachers warned that, "a bobbed woman is a disgraced woman".
    on Jan 9, 2009 By: Mary Quant Source: Independent

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