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
Definition for sob (2 of 2)
abbreviation (sometimes lowercase)Slang.
Example sentences from the Web for sob
And I was like, “Thank you so much,” and then immediately went to my office a full-sobbed.How Aidy Bryant Stealthily Became Your Favorite ‘Saturday Night Live’ Star|Kevin Fallon|October 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I cupped my searing left cheek in my hand as I sobbed, muffling my mouth with the other so not to wake my daughter.I Was Pregnant When He Hit Me. Here's #WhyIStayed.|Anonymous|September 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Women fainted, men sobbed, while children in shock picked their way through the crowds of hysterical adults.The Hanging Judge of Minya, Egypt, Sentences Hundreds to Death|Bel Trew|April 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
We sobbed in unison when Meryl Streep could barely talk about her husband without becoming visibly verklempt and touched.The Most ‘WTF’ Oscar Moments Ever: Rob Lowe’s Duet with Snow White, Sacheen Littlefeather, and the Streaker|Kevin Fallon, Marlow Stern|February 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She laid her head between her arms, and sobbed as if her heart would break.Read ‘The King in Yellow,’ the ‘True Detective’ Reference That’s the Key to the Show|Robert W. Chambers|February 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Then waves of grief broke over her, and she sobbed convulsively; but still she shed no tears.Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson
Mr. Pickwick paused again: Emily and Arabella sobbed audibly.The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club, v. 2(of 2)|Charles Dickens
She sobbed; he lifted her chin with his free hand—and what less could mortal apostle do?The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
Yes, yes, they both sobbed through the tears, now falling fast; go to Daddont think of us.Those Dale Girls|Frank Weston Carruth
Neither of them uttered a word, but clasping each others hands they sobbed and cried together, and O, my God!Portrait and Biography of Parson Brownlow, The Tennessee Patriot|William Gannaway Brownlow