Sob meaning

sŏb
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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To sob is to cry uncontrollably and loudly, often with gasps for breath.

An example of to sob is to get overcome with sadness at a funeral.

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The definition of a sob is the sound one makes when crying loudly.

An example of a sob is the sound of a very upset person as they try to fall asleep after a terrible experience.

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To weep aloud with convulsive gasping; cry uncontrollably.
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To make a sound resembling that of loud weeping.
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To utter with sobs.
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To put or bring (oneself) into a specified condition by sobbing.

Sob oneself to sleep.

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The act or sound of sobbing.
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A son of a bitch.
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To weep aloud with a catch or break in the voice and short, gasping breaths.
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To make a sound like that of sobbing, as the wind.
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To bring (oneself) into a given state, esp. sleep, by sobbing.
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To utter with sobs.
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The act or sound of one that sobs.
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A cry with a short, sudden expulsion of breath.
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(intransitive) To weep with convulsive gasps.
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To say (something) while sobbing.

"He doesn't love me!" she sobbed.

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To soak.

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(vulgar, slang) Son of a bitch.
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(uncountable) Shortness of breath.
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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