What does cobble mean?

Definitions for cobbleˈkɒb əl

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. cobble, cobblestone, sett(verb)

    rectangular paving stone with curved top; once used to make roads

  2. cobble, cobblestone(verb)

    pave with cobblestones

  3. cobble(verb)

    repair or mend

    "cobble shoes"


  1. cobble(Noun)

    A cobblestone.

  2. cobble(Noun)

    A particle from 64 to 256 mm in diameter, following the Wentworth scale

  3. cobble(Verb)

    To make shoes (what a cobbler does).

  4. cobble(Verb)

    To assemble ('cobble together' an improvised assembly).

  5. cobble(Verb)

    To use cobblestones to pave a road, walkway, etc.

  6. cobble(Verb)

    To tell someone a story of dubious authenticity; a tall tale.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cobble(noun)

    a fishing boat. See Coble

  2. Cobble(noun)

    a cobblestone

  3. Cobble(noun)

    cob coal. See under Cob

  4. Cobble(verb)

    to make or mend coarsely; to patch; to botch; as, to cobble shoes

  5. Cobble(verb)

    to make clumsily

  6. Cobble(verb)

    to pave with cobblestones

  7. Origin: [OF. cobler, copler, to join or knit together, couple, F. coupler, L. copulare to couple, join. Cf. Couple, n. & v. t.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Cobble

    kob′l, n. a stone worn smooth by water.—n. Cobb′le-stone, a rounded stone used in paving.—v.t. to pave with such. [Ety. dub.]

  2. Cobble

    kob′l, v.t. to patch up or mend coarsely, as shoes.—ns. Cobb′ler, one who cobbles or mends shoes: a drink made up of wine, sugar, &c., and sucked through a straw; Cobbler's punch, a warm drink made of beer, with the addition of spirit, sugar, and spice. [Der. unknown.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cobble in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cobble in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Alan Fung:

    As you’re driving along a cobble stone road you have dampeners in your car that make it a nice smooth ride and that’s what were doing for astronauts.

  2. Nathan Brown:

    It will be difficult to cobble together a majority.  The regime is likely to find it a nuisance. Individual deputies will have an incentive to make a lot of noise or to secure benefits for those who elected them, the result is likely to seem obstructionist and venal. It will be both, but that's the way it has been designed.

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