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

7 senses of bob

Sense 1
British shilling, shilling, bob -- (a former monetary unit in Great Britain)
       => British monetary unit -- (monetary unit in Great Britain)

Sense 2
bob -- (a hair style for women and children; a short haircut all around)
       => hairdo, hairstyle, hair style, coiffure, coif -- (the arrangement of the hair (especially a woman's hair))

Sense 3
bobsled, bobsleigh, bob -- (a long racing sled (for 2 or more people) with a steering mechanism)
       => sled, sledge, sleigh -- (a vehicle mounted on runners and pulled by horses or dogs; for transportation over snow)

Sense 4
bob -- (a hanging weight, especially a metal ball on a string)
       => weight -- (an artifact that is heavy)

Sense 5
bob, bobber, cork, bobfloat -- (a small float usually made of cork; attached to a fishing line)
       => float -- (something that floats on the surface of water)

Sense 6
bobtail, bob, dock -- (a short or shortened tail of certain animals)
       => tail -- (the posterior part of the body of a vertebrate especially when elongated and extending beyond the trunk or main part of the body)

Sense 7
bob -- (a short abrupt inclination (as of the head); "he gave me a short bob of acknowledgement")
       => inclination, inclining -- (the act of inclining; bending forward; "an inclination of his head indicated his agreement")

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

5 senses of bob

Sense 1
bob -- (move up and down repeatedly; "her rucksack bobbed gently on her back")
       => move -- (move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion; "He moved his hand slightly to the right")

Sense 2
bobsled, bob -- (ride a bobsled; "The boys bobbed down the hill screaming with pleasure")
       => sled, sleigh -- (ride (on) a sled)

Sense 3
dock, tail, bob -- (remove or shorten the tail of an animal)
       => cut -- (separate with or as if with an instrument; "Cut the rope")

Sense 4
curtsy, bob -- (make a curtsy; usually done only by girls and women; as a sign of respect; "She curtsied when she shook the Queen's hand")
       => greet, recognize, recognise -- (express greetings upon meeting someone)

Sense 5
bob -- (cut hair in the style of a bob; "Bernice bobs her hair these days!")
       => dress, arrange, set, do, coif, coiffe, coiffure -- (arrange attractively; "dress my hair for the wedding")

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