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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

How to pronounce Bobby?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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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. Randy Wittman:

    It didnt take long for the rumors to start. Some expected his return to come against Ohio State, Ohio State, on Jan. 11. Instead, he attended a game that day at Marian University, an NAIA school in Indianapolis, where Steve Downing, Steve Downing, is Steve Downing. CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP But with Indiana Hoosiers playing Gene Keady, Purdue, longtime friend and rival Gene Keady seated in the front row and Gene Keady 1980 Big Ten championship team being honored Saturday, Bobby Knight made it to Assembly Hall and delivered one of his traditional pregame speeches to Indiana Hoosiers before their 74-62 loss to the Boilermakers. I was standing there and Bobby Knight was coach Bobby Knight.

  2. Lynn Proudfoot:

    Right now I'd put Ted Cruz in the top spot, but it's close because I like Bobby Jindal, too, i haven't made a final decision and I'm open.

  3. Made:

    Ricky See thats what I'm talking about bobby, first class. You've got to get used to this my man, you deserve it. Hey ladies, you missed out on staying at the SoHo Grand on this trip you know what I mean. Listen, I'd offer you a ride in my limo, but I got to stretch my shit out. I'm a tall drink of water, don't want to wrinkle anything.

  4. 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.

  5. Seth Schwartz:

    People put everything in their ears : Q-tips, bobby pins, pencils, fingernails.

Images & Illustrations of Bobby

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