Conservative evangelicalism is losing millennials in gobs, and the World Vision fallout is sure to only accelerate the fallout.
It begins with taking two “gobs” at once, and apparently there are eight stones or gobs to play with.
The muck gave every step a slurping sound, and it clung in gobs.
So with our bone knives we hacked off gobs of the still warm flesh, covered with great layers of fat.
Avoid putting on the adhesive material in "gobs and slathers."
We'll go aboard with his party not as officers, but as gobs.
The rain had soaked our lunch as well as us and we threw it away in gobs; we counted on supper in Green Valley.
And the amazing man drew out of his torn flapping furs the gobs of meat he had cut from the dead bear.
They let him come nearer and when he was a hundred yards away Delahunty said, "By gobs, it's Cockney!"
I gave out we just dropped in for fresh vegetables and fruit and I expect my gobs have loaded up by now.
"a mouthful, lump," late 14c., probably from Old French gobe "mouthful, lump," related to gober "gulp, swallow down," probably from Gaulish *gobbo- (cf. Irish gob "mouth," Gaelic gob "beak"). This Celtic source also seems to be root of gob "mouth" (mid-16c.), which is the first element in gob-stopper "a kind of large hard candy" (1928).
The mouth •Chiefly British use
[1550+; fr Irish]
A US Navy sailor; swabby
[1915+; perhaps fr earlier British gabby, ''coast guard; quarterdeckman,'' of unknown origin]