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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.

  4. Bobbynoun

    A diminutive of the female given name Roberta.

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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    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. Neil Meron:

    There will be a big musical sequence that features Neil that is being written by Bobby and Kristen Lopez who won the Oscar last year for 'Let It Go'.

  2. Republican Rep. Jason Lewis:

    If you're trying to suggest that that somehow I've got these horrible attitudes or because you were engaged in a provocative radio talk show, even though your record in Congress is very mainstream -- Gov Track, puts me as a moderate, i'm working with( Democratic Rep.) Bobby Scott on criminal justice reform. I wrote a number of op-eds over the years questioning the efficacy of the drug war and specifically citing its impact on minority communities. My actual record is, is fairly clear. So when you take a quote in the context of a rhetorical discussion and put it in a headline that's even worse -- I do think that's out of context.

  3. Donald Trump:

    Ask Jeb Bush if he enjoys running against me. Ask Lindsey Graham, did he enjoy running against Trump? Ask Perry, ask Gov. Perry. Ask Bobby Jindal, ask all of these guys that have gone out, do they enjoy running against Trump? I enjoy it. They don't enjoy it.

  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. Donald Trump:

    I don't have a lawyer, you're telling me that Bobby (Kennedy) and Jack (Kennedy didn't talk about investigations? Or Obama didn't tell Eric (Attorney General Eric) Holder who to investigate?

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