verb (used without object), sobbed, sob·bing.
verb (used with object), sobbed, sob·bing.
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Origin of sob
OTHER WORDS FROM sobsobber, nounsob·bing·ly, adverbsobful, adjective
Words nearby sob
Definition for sob (2 of 2)
abbreviation (sometimes lowercase)Slang.
Example sentences from the Web for sob
I am sitting on the Turkish-Syrian border, adjacent to the city of Kobani, watching hundreds of children sob.
Until 1972 it was called simply The Senate Office Building – SOB for short.
I remember Cat Deeley literally took your head into her arms and let you sob on her shoulder.'So You Think You Can Dance' Winner Ricky Ubeda Is Adorable, and Tired|Kevin Fallon|September 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She waited for the inexplicable sentiment to fade away, but instead it intensified and she began to sob.Knocking on Heaven's Door: True Stories of Unexplained, Uncanny Experiences at the Hour of Death|Patricia Pearson|August 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Finally, Cleese goose-steps out of the dining room as the hapless Germans cringe and sob.Life Under Air Strikes: Children Under Fire Will Never Forget — or Forgive|Clive Irving|August 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A sob rose in her throat, and broke from her lips transformed into a trembling, sharp, glad cry.The Bondboy|George W. (George Washington) Ogden
No sob, no sigh, forced its way from her heart, throbbing as though it would burst.The Girls of Central High on the Stage|Gertrude W. Morrison
And no sooner had she guessed it than, with a choking sob, she told herself that what madame could do that could she also.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
He was choking down a sob when he caught sight of some women with packs upon their backs.The Later Cave-Men|Katharine Elizabeth Dopp
“No,” she said decidedly; and her little lips were tightly compressed, so that they should not give vent to a sob.The Bag of Diamonds|George Manville Fenn