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Meaning of BOBBY

Pronunciation:  'bâbee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  an informal term for a British policeman
 

BOBBY is a 5 letter word that starts with B.

 

 See Also: officer, police officer, policeman

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Bob"by\, n.
A nickname for a policeman; -- from Sir Robert Peel, who
remodeled the police force. See Peeler. [Slang, Eng.]
--Dickens.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: bluebottle, bluecoat, bull, constable, cop, copper, dick, Dogberry, flatfoot, flattie, gendarme, gumshoe, John Law, officer, paddy, peeler, pig, shamus, the cops, the fuzz, the law
 

 

 

 

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