- n a former monetary unit in Great Britain
- n a hair style for women and children; a short haircut all around
- n a long racing sled (for 2 or more people) with a steering mechanism
- n a hanging weight, especially a metal ball on a string
- n a small float usually made of cork; attached to a fishing line
- n a short or shortened tail of certain animals
- n a short abrupt inclination (as of the head)
he gave me a short bob of acknowledgement
- v move up and down repeatedly
her rucksack bobbed gently on her back
- v ride a bobsled
The boys bobbed down the hill screaming with pleasure
- v remove or shorten the tail of an animal
- v make a curtsy; usually done only by girls and women; as a sign of respect
- v cut hair in the style of a bob
Bernice bobs her hair these days!
- bob dole's broadside against sex and violence in popular culture sets off a furious debate on responsibility.
News & Articles
- Bob Meistrell, Body Glove co-founder who helped develop first neoprene wetsuit, dies at 84
TORRANCE, Calif. — Bob Meistrell, who co-founded the Body Glove clothing company and helped develop the first neoprene wetsuit, has died in Southern California. He was 84.
June 17, 2013 - Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune
- Bob Bradley, Egypt into final round of African World Cup qualifying after win over Mozambique
Bob Bradley has his Egyptian national team charges on the verge of history, having led them to the final round of African World Cup qualifying with a game to spare.
June 16, 2013 - MLS via Yahoo! Sports
- Bob Dylan Headed Across The Pond This Fall Recap
Bob Dylan has announced nine shows in the UK during November.
June 16, 2013 - antiMUSIC
- Carl-Henric Svanberg in The Associated Press
Carl-Henric Svanberg told Britain's Sky News television that Hayward "is now handing over the operations, the daily operations to (BP Managing Director) Bob Dudley," overshadowing news that after many setbacks BP was finally making real progress...
- Marian Ilitch in NHL.com
Bob was a part of our very first NHL Draft class that also included Steve Yzemran, Joe Kocur, Petr Klima and Stu Grimson,Red Wings owners Mike and Marian Ilitch said in a statement. "Bob was always there for his teammates and was one of...
- Tony Hayward in The Associated Press
Having grown up in Mississippi, Bob has a deep appreciation and affinity for the Gulf Coast, and believes deeply in BP's commitment to restore the region,Hayward said.