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
Sobber was with a chum named Nick Pell, and both eyed Dick in a calculating manner which was highly offensive.
"He's the fellow who does the hero act," whispered Sobber to Pell, in a manner meant to reach Dick's ears.
"Had a little run-in with Sobber," said Dick to his brothers, when he got the chance, and related the particulars.
"I want Dick Rover to understand that he——" began Sobber, when another player pulled him back.
In the first half of the game Sobber's eleven got ten points, while Larry's team got nothing.