"bob" in the noun sense
1. British shilling, shilling, bob
a former monetary unit in Great Britain
a hair style for women and children a short haircut all around
3. bobsled, bobsleigh, bob
a long racing sled (for 2 or more people) with a steering mechanism
a hanging weight, especially a metal ball on a string
5. bob, bobber, cork, bobfloat
a small float usually made of cork attached to a fishing line
6. bobtail, bob, dock
a short or shortened tail of certain animals
a short abrupt inclination (as of the head
"he gave me a short bob of acknowledgement"
"bob" in the verb sense
move up and down repeatedly
"her rucksack bobbed gently on her back"
2. bobsled, bob
ride a bobsled
"The boys bobbed down the hill screaming with pleasure"
3. dock, tail, bob
remove or shorten the tail of an animal
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"
cut hair in the style of a bob
"Bernice bobs her hair these days!"
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