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SOB

Noun

1 a dyspneic condition [syn: shortness of breath, breathlessness]
2 insulting terms of address for people who are stupid or irritating or ridiculous [syn: asshole, bastard, cocksucker, dickhead, shit, mother fucker, motherfucker, prick, whoreson, son of a bitch]
3 convulsive gasp made while weeping [syn: sobbing] v : weep convulsively; "He was sobbing inconsolably"

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English

Pronunciation

  • (UK): /sɒb/, /sQb/
  • (US): , /sɑb/, /sAb/
    Rhymes: -ɒb

Noun

  1. a cry with a short, sudden expulsion of breath.

Translations

a cry with a short, sudden expulsion of breath

Derived terms

Verb

  1. to weep with convulsive gasps.
  2. to say (something) while sobbing.
    "He doesn't love me!" she sobbed.

Translations

weep with convulsive gasps
say (something) while sobbing
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Croatian

Noun

sob m

Portuguese

Etymology

Latin sub

Preposition

sob

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