Sob Definition

sŏb
sobbed, sobbing, sobs
verb
sobbed, sobbing, sobs
To weep aloud with a catch or break in the voice and short, gasping breaths.
Webster's New World
To make a sound like that of sobbing, as the wind.
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To utter with sobs.
Webster's New World
To bring (oneself) into a given state, esp. sleep, by sobbing.
Webster's New World

To soak.

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noun
sobs
The act or sound of one that sobs.
Webster's New World
Webster's New World
The definition of an abbreviation for the vulgar slang expression son of a bitch.
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."
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A cry with a short, sudden expulsion of breath.

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(uncountable) Shortness of breath.
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Other Word Forms of Sob

Noun

Singular:
sob
Plural:
sobs

Origin of Sob

  • Middle English sobben perhaps of Low German origin

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • See sop.

    From Wiktionary

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