What does bobby mean?

Definitions for bobby
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

  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. 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.

  2. Gordon Ramsay:

    Best: Wolfgang Puck, guaranteed. Number 2: Jamie Oliver. And on the bottom, Bobby f---ing Flay, shall I tell you why? For the last five years, we’ve been trying to do this cook-off together in Vegas for charity — and he won’t sign the contract. Now, Bobby, sign the contract you limp d---.

  3. 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?

  4. 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.

  5. Gordon Ramsay:

    We’re gon na do the most amazing live cook-off against a chef I’ve grown up and admired for many years, he keeps on refusing to go against me. You may not have heard of him, but his name is Beat Bobby Flay . ''.

Images & Illustrations of bobby

  1. bobbybobbybobbybobbybobby

Popularity rank by frequency of use

bobby#1#6715#10000

Translations for bobby

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for bobby »

Translation

Find a translation for the bobby definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Discuss these bobby definitions with the community:

0 Comments

    Citation

    Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

    Style:MLAChicagoAPA

    "bobby." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2021. Web. 21 Apr. 2021. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/bobby>.

    Are we missing a good definition for bobby? Don't keep it to yourself...

    Browse Definitions.net

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Quiz

    Are you a words master?

    »
    equally skillful with each hand
    • A. ambidextrous
    • B. contagious
    • C. arbitrary
    • D. unsealed

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for bobby:


    Definitions.net

    Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.