What does Bobby mean?

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ˈbɒb iBob·by

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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

  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.

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. Douglas County Sheriff Phil Miller:

    I appreciate that the sheriff's department acknowledges that Bobby Daniels was trying to help them, but in the same statement, they're going to say 'but he pointed a gun at them'? That contradiction speaks volumes. It speaks volumes to the contradiction of this entire situation by saying that this is Bobby Daniels' fault in any way.

  2. Australian Rosewall:

    I spent the week before with Bobby Riggs.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. Tyler Perry:

    Bobby Brown attorney Christopher Brown did a fantastic job, and that kid has such a future. Bobby Brown attorney Christopher Brown's such an actor.

Images & Illustrations of Bobby

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