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gobby

[ gob-ee ]
/ ˈgɒb i /
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adjective, gob·bi·er, gob·bi·est.Chiefly South Midland and Southern U.S.
fat.
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Origin of gobby

Of uncertain origin
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How to use gobby in a sentence

  • The reader encounters "little poison-pen Gobby," a naughty boy who keeps on writing bare-faced lies.

    When Hitler Was a Punchline|Rudolph Herzog|May 14, 2011|DAILY BEAST
  • A slimy, gobby shellfish which civilization gives men the hardihood to eat without removing its entrails!

    The Devil's Dictionary|Ambrose Bierce

British Dictionary definitions for gobby

gobby
/ (ˈɡɒbɪ) /

adjective -bier or -biest
informal loudmouthed and offensive
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