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Definition of Bob
Anything that hangs so as to play loosely, or with a short abrupt motion, as at the end of a string; a pendant; as, the bob at the end of a kite's tail.
A knot of worms, or of rags, on a string, used in angling, as for eels; formerly, a worm suitable for bait.
A small piece of cork or light wood attached to a fishing line to show when a fish is biting; a float.
The ball or heavy part of a pendulum; also, the ball or weight at the end of a plumb line.
A small wheel, made of leather, with rounded edges, used in polishing spoons, etc.
A short, jerking motion; act of bobbing; as, a bob of the head.
A working beam.
A knot or short curl of hair; also, a bob wig.
A peculiar mode of ringing changes on bells.
The refrain of a song.
A blow; a shake or jog; a rap, as with the fist.
A jeer or flout; a sharp jest or taunt; a trick.
To cause to move in a short, jerking manner; to move (a thing) with a bob.
To strike with a quick, light blow; to tap.
To cheat; to gain by fraud or cheating; to filch.
To mock or delude; to cheat.
To cut short; as, to bob the hair, or a horse's tail.
To have a short, jerking motion; to play to and fro, or up and down; to play loosely against anything.
To angle with a bob. See Bob, n., 2 & 3.
Bob Marley isn't my name. I don't even know my name yet.
My brother Bob doesn't want to be in government - he promised Dad he'd go straight.
John F. Kennedy
Sometimes I wish I had taken the Bob Dylan route and sang songs where my voice would not go out on me every night, so I could have a career if I wanted.
If I wasn't Bob Dylan, I'd probably think that Bob Dylan has a lot of answers myself.
I am not a demon. I am a lizard, a shark, a heat-seeking panther. I want to be Bob Denver on acid playing the accordion.
More "Bob" Quotations
bob in Spanish is cogote
bob in Swedish is shilling, guppa
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