What does sob mean?

Definitions for sobsɒb

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. shortness of breath, SOB, breathlessness(noun)

    a dyspneic condition

  2. asshole, bastard, cocksucker, dickhead, shit, mother fucker, motherfucker, prick, whoreson, son of a bitch, SOB(noun)

    insulting terms of address for people who are stupid or irritating or ridiculous

  3. sob, sobbing(verb)

    convulsive gasp made while weeping

  4. sob(verb)

    weep convulsively

    "He was sobbing inconsolably"


  1. SOB(Noun)

    son of a bitch

  2. SOB(Noun)

    shortness of breath

  3. sob(Noun)

    a cry with a short, sudden expulsion of breath.

  4. sob(Verb)

    to weep with convulsive gasps.

  5. sob(Verb)

    to say (something) while sobbing.

    "He doesn't love me!" she sobbed.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sob(verb)

    to soak

  2. Sob(verb)

    to sigh with a sudden heaving of the breast, or with a kind of convulsive motion; to sigh with tears, and with a convulsive drawing in of the breath

  3. Sob(noun)

    the act of sobbing; a convulsive sigh, or inspiration of the breath, as in sorrow

  4. Sob(noun)

    any sorrowful cry or sound

  5. Origin: [See Sop.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Sob

    sob, v.i. to sigh in a convulsive manner, with tears: to weep with convulsive catchings of the breath, due to contractions of the diaphragm, accompanied by a closure of the glottis, preventing the entrance of air into the lungs.—v.t. to utter with sobs:—pr.p. sob′bing; pa.t. and pa.p. sobbed.—n. a short, convulsive sigh, any similar sound.—n. Sob′bing.—adv. Sob′bingly. [Conn. with A.S. seófian, to sigh; Ger. seufzen.]

Suggested Resources

  1. SOB

    What does SOB stand for? -- Explore the various meanings for the SOB acronym on the Abbreviations.com website.

Anagrams for sob »

  1. OSB

  2. BSO

  3. Obs


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sob in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sob in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Carl Arson:

    I really don't want to get blown up by them SOB's.

  2. Shane Mason:

    I don't have any sob stories about anyone losing a limb and not having health insurance, but people think they were going to get a small refund, and then all the sudden owe $100 because of the penalty.

  3. Vernon Harvey:

    The SOB, Joseph Vaccaro, got a life sentence, and Joseph Vaccaro's been four years and they haven't fried Willie's ass yet. We've been waiting and waiting for justice to be done. All you hear about these days is the rights of the criminal. What about our rights ? Don't we have a right to see this chapter closed ?

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