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Meaning of SOB

Pronunciation:  sâb

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  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
 
 Definition: 
  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.
    {Sup}.]
    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.
                                                   --Bacon.
    
          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.
                                                   --Dryden.
    
    2. Any sorrowful cry or sound.
    
             The tremulous sob of the complaining owl.
                                                   --Wordsworth.
    
    
 

 

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