- n. 短发；摆动；浮子；轻敲；悬挂的饰品
- vt. 剪短；敲击；使上下快速摆动
- vi. 上下跳动；振动
- n. (Bob)人名；(英)鲍勃(男子教名 Robert 的昵称)
常用于短语Bob’s your uncle，指易如反掌。Bob是人名Robert的昵称，代指任何有权有势人物。类同中国“我爸是李刚。”bob 上下摆动
- bob (v.1)
- "move with a short, jerking motion," late 14c., probably connected to Middle English bobben "to strike, beat" (late 13c.), perhaps of echoic origin. Another early sense was "to make a fool of, cheat" (early 14c.). Related: Bobbed; bobbing. The sense in bobbing for apples (or cherries) recorded by 1799.
- bob (n.2)
- "short hair," 1680s, attested 1570s in sense of "a horse's tail cut short," from earlier bobbe "cluster" (as of leaves), mid-14c., a northern word, perhaps of Celtic origin (compare Irish baban "tassel, cluster," Gaelic babag). Used over the years in various senses connected by the notion of "round, hanging mass," such as "weight at the end of a line" (1650s). The hair sense was revived with a shift in women's styles early 20c. (verb 1918, noun 1920). Related words include bobby pin, bobby sox, bobsled, bobcat.
- bob (n.1)
- "act of bobbing," 1540s, from bob (v.1). As a slang word for "shilling" it is attested from 1789, but the signification is unknown.
- 1. Bob died of a heart attack, brought on by his lifestyle.
- 2. Bob slid from his chair and lay prone on the floor.
- 3. Bob tried the door. To his surprise it opened.
- 4. Bob Marley provided them with their first taste of Reggae music.
- 5. He weaved around the tables to where she sat with Bob.
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