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noun (pl) -bies
(informal) a mobile phone
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  • My uncle tried to be kind, but he has no imagination and could rise to nothing higher than reading me passages from 'moby Dick.'

    The Red Redmaynes Eden Phillpotts
  • So with moby Dick—two days he's floated—tomorrow will be the third.

    Moby Dick; or The Whale Herman Melville
  • It was moby Gore, the huge and overbearing first mate of the pirates on his daily mission of inspection and prisoner baiting.

    In the Orbit of Saturn Roman Frederick Starzl
  • moby Dick” and “Red Jacket” are among his best-known sea tales.

    Sea Stories Various
  • In the short gam that ensued she gave us strong news of moby Dick.

    Moby Dick; or The Whale Herman Melville
Slang definitions & phrases for moby



Very large, complicated, and impressive: Some MIT undergrads pulled off a moby hack at the Harvard-Yale game

[1980s+ Computer; probably fr the white whale in Herman Melville's Moby Dick]

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