bob your head

to move your head down and then back up again in a short quick movement as a way of greeting someone or showing agreement or respect

English dictionary. 2014.

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  • bob your head — phrase to move your head down and then back up again in a short quick movement as a way of greeting someone or showing agreement or respect Thesaurus: to move your headhyponym gestures used to say hello or goodbyehyponym Main entry: bob …   Useful english dictionary

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  • bob — bob1 v past tense and past participle bobbed present participle bobbing ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(move on water)¦ 2¦(move somewhere)¦ 3 bob your head 4¦(cut hair)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Sense: 1 3; Date: 1300 1400; Origin: Perhaps from bob to hit, punch (13 19 centuries),… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • bob — 1 verb 1 MOVE IN WATER (I) to move up and down when floating on the surface of water: bob up and down: The boat was bobbing up and down on the waves. 2 MOVE SOMEWHERE (intransitive always + adv/prep) to move quickly in a particular direction (+… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • bob — bob1 [ bab ] verb intransitive 1. ) to move up and down with short regular movements, especially on water that is rising and falling: bob up and down: The little boat bobbed up and down on the waves. 2. ) BRITISH to CURTSY bob your head to move… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • bob — [[t]bɒ̱b[/t]] bobs, bobbing, bobbed (The plural form for meaning 4 is bob.) 1) VERB If something bobs, it moves up and down, like something does when it is floating on water. [V prep/adv] Huge balloons bobbed about in the sky above... [V… …   English dictionary

  • bob — I UK [bɒb] / US [bɑb] verb [intransitive] Word forms bob : present tense I/you/we/they bob he/she/it bobs present participle bobbing past tense bobbed past participle bobbed 1) to move up and down with short regular movements, especially on water …   English dictionary


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