Definitions for Bobbyˈbɒb i

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

bob•byˈbɒb i(n.)(pl.)-bies.

  1. Brit.

    Category: British

    Ref: policeman.

Origin of bobby:

1835–45; generic use of Bobby, for Sir RobertPeel

Princeton's WordNet

  1. bobby(noun)

    an informal term for a British policeman

Wiktionary

  1. bobby(Noun)

    A police officer.

  2. bobby(Noun)

    A railway signaller.

  3. Bobby(ProperNoun)

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  4. Bobby(ProperNoun)

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Webster Dictionary

  1. Bobby(noun)

    a nickname for a policeman; -- from Sir Robert Peel, who remodeled the police force. See Peeler

Freebase

  1. Bobby

    Bobby is a 2006 American drama film written and directed by Emilio Estevez and stars an ensemble cast. The screenplay is a fictionalized account of the hours leading up to the June 5, 1968 shooting of U.S. Senator Robert F. Kennedy in the kitchen of The Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles following his win of the 1968 Democratic Party presidential primaries in California.

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Bobby' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3651

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