Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun sob

3 senses of sob

Sense 1
shortness of breath, SOB, breathlessness -- (a dyspneic condition)
       => dyspnea, dyspnoea -- (difficult or labored respiration)

Sense 2
asshole, bastard, cocksucker, dickhead, shit, mother fucker, motherfucker, prick, whoreson, son of a bitch, SOB -- (insulting terms of address for people who are stupid or irritating or ridiculous)
       => unpleasant person, disagreeable person -- (a person who is not pleasant or agreeable)

Sense 3
sob, sobbing -- (convulsive gasp made while weeping)
       => crying, weeping, tears -- (the process of shedding tears (usually accompanied by sobs or other inarticulate sounds); "I hate to hear the crying of a child"; "she was in tears")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb sob

1 sense of sob

Sense 1
sob -- (weep convulsively; "He was sobbing inconsolably")
       => cry, weep -- (shed tears because of sadness, rage, or pain; "She cried bitterly when she heard the news of his death"; "The girl in the wheelchair wept with frustration when she could not get up the stairs")

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