sob
Pronunciation Noun

sob (plural sobs)

  1. A cry with a short, sudden expulsion of breath.
  2. (onomatopoeia) sound of sob
    • 1874, George Carter Stent, [//books.google.com/books?id=wvM-AAAAYAAJ&pg=PA9&dq=sob&hl=en&sa=X#v=onepage&q=sob&f=false The Jade Chaplet in Twenty-four Beads]:
      “My husband, alas! whom I now (sob, sob) mourn,
      A short time since (sob) to this grave (sob) was borne;
      And (sob) he lies buried in this (sob, sob) grave.”
Translations Verb

sob (sobs, present participle sobbing; past and past participle sobbed)

  1. (intransitive) to weep with convulsive gasps.
    • She sighed, she sobbed, and, furious with despair, / She rent her garments, and she tore her hair.
  2. (transitive) to say (something) while sobbing.
    "He doesn't love me!" she sobbed.
Synonyms Translations Translations Verb

sob (sobs, present participle sobbing; past and past participle sobbed)

  1. To soak.

SOB
Pronunciation
  • (America) IPA: /ˌɛs oʊ ˈbi/
Noun

sob

  1. (countable, vulgar, slang) Initialism of son of a bitch
  2. (uncountable) Initialism of shortness of breath
  3. (aviation, plural) Initialism of souls on board
Translations
  • German: Huso
  • Portuguese: fdp
  • Spanish: hdp



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