a size of shot, 0.18 inch (0.46 centimeter) in diameter, fired from an air rifle or BB gun.
Also called BB shot. shot of this size.
Other definitions for BB (2 of 6)
a quality rating for a corporate or municipal bond, lower than BBB and higher than B.
Other definitions for bb. (3 of 6)
Baseball. base on balls; bases on balls.
Other definitions for b.b. (4 of 6)
Other definitions for B/B (5 of 6)
bottled in bond.
Other definitions for B.B. (6 of 6)
Bureau of the Budget.
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How to use BB in a sentence
Locally, he followed B. B. King, the Memphis blues guitar master, and spent considerable time with him.
Like Django Reinhardt or B. B. King, you know, guys who really play.
Now, however, a bakery in Brooklyn Heights called B&B Empire is offering the real thing to bagel-deprived locals.
For a neighborhood B&B option that's far more pleasant on the wallet, I like Northcliff Manor in Roosevelt Park.
Lots of t-t-times I cracked him with the b-b-butt of my rifle, and staggered him, but he only c-came at me again full tilt.The Banner Boy Scouts Snowbound | George A. Warren
Its scheme is a b a b b c c, in which the same letters indicate rhymes.Elementary Guide to Literary Criticism | F. V. N. Painter
As will be seen on examination, the rhyme scheme is as follows: a b b a a b b a c d c d c d.Elementary Guide to Literary Criticism | F. V. N. Painter
And so ended his first evening at home with that imbecile refrain—B-b-b, repeating itself in his ears.Mount Royal, Volume 3 of 3 | Mary Elizabeth Braddon
Yes, I was b-b-orn with a s-s-s-ilver s-s-poon in my m-m-m-outh.Mr. Punch with The Children | Various
British Dictionary definitions for bb (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for BB (2 of 2)
(on Brit pencils) double black: denoting a very soft lead
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