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gob

Noun

1 a man who serves as a sailor [syn: mariner, seaman, tar, Jack-tar, Jack, old salt, seafarer, sea dog]
2 a lump of slimey stuff; "a gob of phlegm"
3 informal terms for the mouth [syn: trap, cakehole, hole, maw, yap]

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English

Etymology

From and/or etyl gd gob.

Pronunciation

Noun

  1. A lump of soft or sticky material.
  2. In the context of "UK|countable|slang": The mouth.
    He's always stuffing her gob with fast food.
    Oi, you, shut your gob!
    She's got such a gob on her - she's always gossiping about someone or other.
  3. In the context of "uncountable|slang": Saliva or phlegm.
    He spat a big ball of gob on to the pavement.
  4. In the context of "US military slang": Sailor.

Synonyms

Translations

A lump of soft or sticky material
The mouth
Saliva or phlegm
Sailor

Verb

  1. To spit, especially to spit phlegm

Translations

To spit

Irish

Etymology

From gop < (cf. French gober and gobelet from Gaulish) < ; cf. jowl < Old English ceafl; German Kiefer.

Pronunciation

  • lang=ga|[ɡɔbˠ]

Noun

  1. beak, bill (of a bird etc.)
  2. tip, point, projection

Declension

Verb

  1. peck (as a bird etc.)
  2. project, stick out, up

Conjugation

Mutation

Extensive Definition

Gob may refer to:
GOB as an acronym may refer to:
gob in French: GOB
gob in Italian: GOB
gob in Dutch: GOB

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