To sob is to cry uncontrollably and loudly, often with gasps for breath.(verb)
An example of to sob is to get overcome with sadness at a funeral.
The definition of a sob is the sound one makes when crying loudly.(noun)
An example of a sob is the sound of a very upset person as they try to fall asleep after a terrible experience.
The definition of an abbreviation for the vulgar slang expression son of a bitch.(noun)
An example of sob is the name that one person might use to describe another person who is a difficult to deal with; "He's an sob."
See sob in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME sobben
See sob in American Heritage Dictionary 4
verb sobbed sobbed, sob·bing, sobs verb, intransitive
Origin: Middle English sobben
Origin: , perhaps of Low German origin.
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