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Origin of gob1
Words nearby gob
Definition for gob (2 of 4)
Origin of gob2
Definition for gob (3 of 4)
noun Chiefly British Slang.
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Definition for gob (4 of 4)
verb (used without object), noun gobbed, gob·bing,
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Example sentences from the Web for gob
A millimeter-sized gob of mucus beads up on a larvacean’s head.Larvaceans’ underwater ‘snot palaces’ boast elaborate plumbing|Susan Milius|June 15, 2020|Science News
“After Gob, I felt like there were a lot of jobs that I took where people wanted me to emulate or copy that performance,” he says.Will Arnett on ‘The Millers,’ ‘Arrested Development,’ and More|Jason Lynch|October 2, 2013|DAILY BEAST
For the record, the best three episodes deal with Gob, Tobias, and Buster, and it's not even close.
The experience left the septuagenarian designer sounding positively gob-smacked.Armani Goes Gaga: Giorgio Armani Intoxicated by Lady Gaga|Robin Givhan|February 6, 2011|DAILY BEAST
"John Greg—" Before I could articulate fully the blacksmith thrust a gob of the vile lather into my mouth.Tramping on Life|Harry Kemp
Gazing anxiously over the fence, we heard a feeble chirp from a large gob of mud in the alley.South American Fights and Fighters|Cyrus Townsend Brady
As might give me the chanst as I wants, but, by gob, it's a regular chouse.
You jest think of a lovin', trustin', and confidin' woman gettin' holt of a gob of p'isen like that!The Skipper and the Skipped|Holman Day
The second wall lies across the valley at Gob-sorg, four miles beyond our camp at Chumbi.The Unveiling of Lhasa|Edmund Candler
British Dictionary definitions for gob (1 of 3)
- waste material such as clay, shale, etc
- a worked-out area in a mine often packed with this