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bob

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Noun bob has 7 senses
  1. British shilling, shilling, bob - a former monetary unit in Great Britain
    --1 is a kind of British monetary unit
    --1 has parts: cent
  2. bob - a hair style for women and children; a short haircut all around
    --2 is a kind of
    hairdo, hair style, coiffure
    Derived form: verb bob5
  3. bobsled, bobsleigh, bob - a long racing sled (for 2 or more people) with a steering mechanism
    --3 is a kind of sled, sledge, sleigh
    Derived form: verb bob2
  4. bob - a hanging weight, especially a metal ball on a string
    --4 is a kind of
    weight
    --4 is a part of pendulum
    --4 has particulars: kite tail; plumb bob, plumb, plummet; sounding lead
  5. bob, bobber, cork, bobfloat - a small float usually made of cork; attached to a fishing line
    --5 is a kind of float
    --5 is a member of
     fishing gear, tackle, fishing tackle, fishing rig, rig
  6. bobtail, bob, dock - a short or shortened tail of certain animals
    --6 is a kind of tail
    Derived form: verb bob3
  7. bob - a short abrupt inclination (as of the head); "he gave me a short bob of acknowledgement"
    --7 is a kind of
    inclination, inclining
    Derived form: verb bob4
Verb bob has 5 senses
  1. bob - move up and down repeatedly; "her rucksack bobbed gently on her back"
    --1 is one way to
    move
    Derived form: noun bobber1
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s
  2. bobsled, bob - ride a bobsled; "The boys bobbed down the hill screaming with pleasure"
    --2 is one way to sled, sleigh
    Derived form: noun bob3
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s PP
  3. dock, tail, bob - remove or shorten the tail of an animal
    --3 is one way to cut
    Derived form: noun bob6
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  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"
    --4 is one way to greet, recognize, recognise
    Derived form: noun bob7
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s
  5. bob - cut hair in the style of a bob; "Bernice bobs her hair these days!"
    --5 is one way to
    dress, arrange, set, do, coif, coiffe, coiffure
    Derived form: noun bob2
    Sample sentence:
    They bob their hair
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