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Dictionary definition for: Bob

1. (n) a former monetary unit in Great Britain

2. (v) move up and down repeatedly; "her rucksack bobbed gently on her back"

3. (n) a hair style for women and children; a short haircut all around

4. (v) ride a bobsled; "The boys bobbed down the hill screaming with pleasure"

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

6. (v) remove or shorten the tail of an animal

7. (n) a hanging weight, especially a metal ball on a string

8. (v) make a curtsy; usually done only by girls and women; as a sign of respect; "She curtsied when she shook the Queen''s hand"

9. (n) a small float usually made of cork; attached to a fishing line

10. (v) cut hair in the style of a bob; "Bernice bobs her hair these days!"

11. (n) a short or shortened tail of certain animals

12. (n) a short abrupt inclination (as of the head) "he gave me a short bob of acknowledgement"

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