What is bob?

  • (noun): A short abrupt inclination (as of the head).
    Example: "He gave me a short bob of acknowledgement"
    See also — Additional definitions below


Bob is a common nickname for the given name Robert.

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Rex The Runt
... characters are four plasticine dogs Rex, Wendy, Bad Bob and Vince ... Paul Merton, Morwenna Banks, Judith Chalmers, Antoine de Caunes, Bob Holness, Bob Monkhouse, Jonathan Ross, Graham Norton, Arthur Smith, June Whitfield, Kathy Burke, Pam Ayres and Eddie Izzard ...
Helga Pataki - Family - Olga Pataki
... Olga's image of perfection and of the attention she receives from both of their parents, Bob and Miriam ... finishes the tune, she receives praise from Bob and Miriam ... However, when Helga interrupts by tugging on Bob's pants to tell him "I have to go to preschool!" He replies "Go play outside." Eventually Helga announces that she's leaving ...
2007 Rolex Sports Car Series Season - Season Results
... Basseng 2 Hermanos Rodriguez #99 GAINSCO/Bob Stallings Racing #70 SpeedSource Results Alex Gurney Jon Fogarty Sylvain Tremblay Nick Ham 3 Homestead #05 Sigalsport BMW #70. 7 Watkins Glen #99 GAINSCO/Bob Stallings Racing #66 The Racer's Group Results Alex Gurney Jon Fogarty Andy Lally Spencer Pumpelly R ... Valentine 8 Mid-Ohio #99 GAINSCO/Bob Stallings Racing #66 The Racer's Group Results Alex Gurney Jon Fogarty Andy Lally R ...
Jim Keltner - Career - 1990s To Present
... In 2002, he briefly joined Bob Dylan's band during the European gigs while its main drummer, George Receli, recuperated from a hand injury ... Wearing the sweatshirt with a Bob Dylan logo, he reprised his role as the Wilburys' drummer, joining Tom Petty and Jeff Lynne for "Handle with Care." For the 2012 release, "Chimes of ...
Yiannis Tridimas
... old to have completed an extended version of the Bob Graham Round, covering 60 peaks in under 24 hours ... all three major 24 hour rounds in England, Scotland and Wales (Bob Graham Round, Ramsay and Paddy Buckley Round) ... that in a few years time he hopes to become the oldest man to ever complete the Bob Graham round (which currently stands at 66) ...

More definitions of "bob":

  • (noun): A small float usually made of cork; attached to a fishing line.
    Synonyms: bobber, cork, bobfloat
  • (verb): Cut hair in the style of a bob.
    Example: "Bernice bobs her hair these days!"
  • (verb): Make a curtsy; usually done only by girls and women; as a sign of respect.
    Synonyms: curtsy
  • (noun): A short or shortened tail of certain animals.
    Synonyms: bobtail, dock
  • (noun): A hair style for women and children; a short haircut all around.
  • (noun): A hanging weight, especially a metal ball on a string.
  • (verb): Move up and down repeatedly.
    Example: "Her rucksack bobbed gently on her back"
  • (noun): A long racing sled (for 2 or more people) with a steering mechanism.
    Synonyms: bobsled, bobsleigh
  • (verb): Ride a bobsled.
    Synonyms: bobsled
  • (verb): Remove or shorten the tail of an animal.
    Synonyms: dock, tail