verb (used without object), sobbed, sob·bing.
verb (used with object), sobbed, sob·bing.
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Origin of sob
OTHER WORDS FROM sobsob·ber, nounsob·bing·ly, adverbsob·ful, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for sobbed
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
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
We just let it happen, and Emma walked into the room 12 times in a row and sobbed.Love Actually’s 10th Anniversary: The Cast and Crew Reminisce About the Christmas Classic|Marlow Stern|November 7, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Federer sobbed, reminding us of the tantrum-throwing, John McEnroe-esque brat he was as a kid.Roger Federer: The Transformation of a Tennis Star|Sujay Kumar|July 8, 2012|DAILY BEAST
She caught both his hands, kissed them again and again, and then buried her face against them as she sobbed.Riders of the Silences|John Frederick
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
The lad took it, but he could not speak: he held it and sobbed.Mrs. Falchion, Complete|Gilbert Parker
And the woman who clasped the cold hand, and knelt by the little bed and sobbed, was henceforth alone in the world.Rogues and Vagabonds|George R. Sims
The old man tried to answer, but in vain; then hiding his face in his hands, he sobbed aloud.The Death of the Gods|Dmitri Mrejkowski