What does Bobby mean?

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ˈbɒb iBob·by

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Bobby.

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)

    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. Bobby(ProperNoun)

    A diminutive of the female given name Roberta.

    Etymology: Bob +‎ -y

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.

Suggested Resources

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    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.

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

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

How to pronounce Bobby?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say Bobby in sign language?

  1. bobby

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. Christopher Bell:

    I'll tell you what, that's pretty awesome me and Bobby could come here and run 1-2.

  2. Stephen Fitzpatrick:

    The girls, who were all upstairs, heard what was going on in the living room, as they came to the staircase, Bobby Vanderhall was already coming up after them.

  3. Kennedy Jr.:

    Kennedy Jr. are proud of the history of Kennedy Jr. family as advocates of public health and promoters of immunization campaigns to bring life-saving vaccines to the poorest and most remote corners of America and the world, where children are the least likely to receive their full course of vaccinations. On this issue, Bobby is an outlier in Kennedy Jr. family.

  4. Seth Schwartz:

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

  5. Lisa McVey Noland:

    I wanted to look Bobby Joe Long in the eye.

Images & Illustrations of Bobby

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