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1 bob /ˈbɑːb/ verb
bobs; bobbed; bobbing
1 bob
/ˈbɑːb/
verb
bobs; bobbed; bobbing
Learner's definition of BOB
: to move up and down quickly or repeatedly
[no object]
[+ object]

bob for apples

: to play a children's game in which you try to grab floating or hanging apples with your teeth

bob up

[phrasal verb] informal
: to appear suddenly or unexpectedly
compare 4bob
2 bob /ˈbɑːb/ noun
plural bobs
2 bob
/ˈbɑːb/
noun
plural bobs
Learner's definition of BOB
[count]
: a quick up-and-down motion
compare 3bob, 5bob
3 bob /ˈbɑːb/ noun
plural bobs
3 bob
/ˈbɑːb/
noun
plural bobs
Learner's definition of BOB
[count]
: a woman's or child's haircut in which the hair is all one length and usually at about the level of the person's chin
: 2float 1a

bits and bobs

see 1bit
compare 2bob, 5bob
4 bob /ˈbɑːb/ verb
bobs; bobbed; bobbing
4 bob
/ˈbɑːb/
verb
bobs; bobbed; bobbing
Learner's definition of BOB
[+ object]
: to cut (something, such as an animal's tail) shorter
: to cut (a person's hair) so that it is all one length and usually at about the level of the person's chin
compare 1bob
5 bob /ˈbɑːb/ noun
plural bob
5 bob
/ˈbɑːb/
noun
plural bob
Learner's definition of BOB
[count] British, informal
: shilling
compare 2bob, 3bob
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