bob
noun.
a former monetary unit in Great Britain
noun.
a hair style for women and children; a short haircut all around
noun.
a long racing sled (for 2 or more people) with a steering mechanism
Synonym: bobsleigh, bobsled
noun.
a hanging weight, especially a metal ball on a string
noun.
a small float usually made of cork; attached to a fishing line
Synonym: bobber, bobfloat, cork
noun.
a short or shortened tail of certain animals
Synonym: bobtail, dock
noun.
a short abrupt inclination (as of the head)
he gave me a short bob of acknowledgement
verb.
move up and down repeatedly
her rucksack bobbed gently on her back
verb.
ride a bobsled
The boys bobbed down the hill screaming with pleasure
Synonym: bobsled
verb.
remove or shorten the tail of an animal
Synonym: dock, tail
verb.
make a curtsy; usually done only by girls and women; as a sign of respect
She curtsied when she shook the Queen's hand
Synonym: curtsy
verb.
cut hair in the style of a bob
Bernice bobs her hair these days!