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ˈbɒb iBob·by

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bobbynoun

    an informal term for a British policeman

Wiktionary

  1. bobbynoun

    A police officer.

  2. bobbynoun

    A railway signaller.

  3. Bobbynoun

    A diminutive of the male given name Robert.

    It was a real irritation to Robert's parents to hear Adeline call him Bobby. They tried to intimate their disapproval by pronouncing his name very distinctly when they addressed him.

    Etymology: Bob +‎ -y

  4. Bobbynoun

    A diminutive of the female given name Roberta.

    Etymology: Bob +‎ -y

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bobbynoun

    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.

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  1. bobby

    Song lyrics by bobby -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by bobby on the Lyrics.com website.

Etymology and Origins

  1. Bobby

    The nickname of a policeman, after Sir Robert Peel, to whom the introduction of the modern police system was due.

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British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

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

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Bobby in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Bobby in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of Bobby in a Sentence

  1. Made:

    Ricky I don't know why we don't get a drink ... sittin inside this place. Bobby I promised Chloe we'd come here Ricky She doesn't even know where the hell she is, Bob. She'd have more fun if we were at Bodners. She could play the triva game like she likes it, or the little racing game thing she does. Bobby She's a little girl, little girl's don't like to go to bars. Ricky We had fun, we went to bars when we were kids ... met all the different people, right ...remember Slimmy

  2. Steve Honig:

    Amanda is embarrassed and ashamed this happened and sincerely apologizes to hotel security and the Las Vegas Police Department, amanda is a gentle, respectful person who has never gotten physical with anyone under any circumstance. That evening she had a few drinks at a bachelorette party and when hotel security asked her and Bobby to quiet down, she got a bit rambunctious. Amanda gave Bobby what she thought was a playful shove ; hotel security did their job and reported the incident to the police, who in turn did their job. Despite Bobby explaining this was not an ill-intended shove, the police still had to do their job, which Amanda completely respects and understands.

  3. Bobby Brown wife:

    Bobby Brown is encouraged by the steps that Bobbi Kristina has made since Bobbi Kristina hospitalization, bobbi Kristina has made it out of ICU, opened Bobbi Kristina eyes, and started a rehabilitation that will be long and hard.

  4. Allyson Felix:

    I'll go down and sit with Bobby( Kersee), i'm not sure what his time frame is but I'm sure we'll probably do it quickly. Ultimately, it's up to Bobby.

  5. Will Smith:

    When I went in, it was for a purpose. ... I probably got a lot of that from Bobby, watching him, and how guys respect that. I do n’t have to be their buddy. I respect each and every one of them. But I kind of feel like that’s their haven in there.

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