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adjective, gob·bi·er, gob·bi·est. Chiefly South Midland and Southern U.S.
  1. fat.
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Origin of gobby

of uncertain origin
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Historical Examples

  • 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


adjective -bier or -biest
  1. informal loudmouthed and offensive
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