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Meaning of SOB

Pronunciation:  sâb

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  convulsive gasp made while weeping
  2. [n]  (obscene) insulting terms of address for people who are stupid or irritating or ridiculous
  3. [n]  a dyspneic condition
  4. [v]  weep convulsively; "He was sobbing inconsolably"

SOB is a 3 letter word that starts with S.


 Synonyms: asshole, bastard, breathlessness, cocksucker, dickhead, mother fucker, motherfucker, prick, shit, shortness of breath, sobbing, son of a bitch
 See Also: cry, crying, disagreeable person, dyspnea, dyspnoea, tears, unpleasant person, weep, weeping



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Sob\, v. t. [See {Sop}.]
    To soak. [Obs.] --Mortimer.
  2. \Sob\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Sobbed}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    {Sobbing}.] [OE. sobben; akin to AS. se['o]fian, si['o]fian,
    to complain, bewail, se['o]fung, si['o]fung, sobbing,
    lamentation; cf. OHG. s?ft["o]n, s?ft?n, to sigh, MHG.
    siuften, siufzen, G. seufzen, MHG. s?ft a sigh, properly, a
    drawing in of breath, from s?fen to drink, OHG. s?fan. Cf.
    To sigh with a sudden heaving of the breast, or with a kind
    of convulsive motion; to sigh with tears, and with a
    convulsive drawing in of the breath.
          Sobbing is the same thing [as sighing], stronger.
          She sighed, she sobbed, and, furious with despair. She
          rent her garments, and she tore her hair. --Dryden.
  3. \Sob\, n.
    1. The act of sobbing; a convulsive sigh, or inspiration of
       the breath, as in sorrow.
             Break, heart, or choke with sobs my hated breath.
    2. Any sorrowful cry or sound.
             The tremulous sob of the complaining owl.