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Synonyms for bob

Synonyms for bob

a former monetary unit in Great Britain

a hair style for women and children

a long racing sled (for 2 or more people) with a steering mechanism

a hanging weight, especially a metal ball on a string

a small float usually made of cork

a short or shortened tail of certain animals

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a short abrupt inclination (as of the head)

move up and down repeatedly

ride a bobsled

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remove or shorten the tail of an animal

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make a curtsy

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cut hair in the style of a bob

References in classic literature ?
At such times might be found a goodly company of yeomen or country folk seated around the blazing hearth, bandying merry jests, while roasted crabs[2] bobbed in bowls of ale upon the hearthstone.
And what wouldn't I give that he should be alive now, seeing what we're going to see--" but reflecting that the glories of the future depended in part upon the activity of her typewriter, she bobbed her head, and hurried back to the seclusion of her little room, from which immediately issued sounds of enthusiastic, but obviously erratic, composition.
The open rowing-boat in which they sat bobbed and curtseyed across the line of traffic.
Here and there a head bobbed up in the water, and there was a flash of steel followed by a cry or a whoop.
Hearing this, all those assembled bowed low and respectfully to the old farmer and his wife, who bobbed their own heads in return.