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.
How to use sob in a sentence
The 26 were beaten by the bailiffs as they filed into a caged dock, sobbing, on Dec. 21.Sisi Is Persecuting, Prosecuting, and Publicly Shaming Egypt’s Gays|Bel Trew|December 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
His voice is now shriller, the sobbing more pathetic, and the words begin to garble as he swallows water.Whatever You Do Someone Will Die. A Short Story About Impossible Choices in Iraq|Nathan Bradley Bethea|August 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Eric Jr. now helped his sobbing mother over to the front pew and his equally grief-stricken paternal grandmother, Gwendolyn Carr.
Sure, the initial poof would seem pretty spectacular—car crashes, mothers sobbing over their strollers, that sort of stuff.‘The Leftovers’ Review: A Fever Dream You Can’t Wake Up From|Andrew Romano|June 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
My coworker—who by the way is a guy—was sobbing when we saw the film.Shailene Woodley on ‘The Fault in Our Stars,’ That Nasty 'Time' Piece, and the F-Word|Marlow Stern|June 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Donny, sobbing and calling his father's name, pushed on as well as he could by himself.A Lost Hero|Elizabeth Stuart Phelps Ward and Herbert D. Ward
Now and again he thought that he heard some one sobbing, but the noise was very faint.Kipling Stories and Poems Every Child Should Know, Book II|Rudyard Kipling
She lay there sobbing within a foot of his hungry arms, sobbing as though her heart must break.The Wave|Algernon Blackwood
She had sunk down beside the bed, her head was buried in the pillow; she was sobbing wildly.The World Before Them|Susanna Moodie
Edna was sobbing, just as she had wept one midnight at Grand Isle when strange, new voices awoke in her.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin