[ US /ˈɡɑb/ ]
[ UK /ɡˈɒb/ ]
  1. a man who serves as a sailor
  2. informal terms for the mouth
  3. a lump of slimy stuff
    a gob of phlegm
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How To Use gob In A Sentence

  • And if from this conjunction a baby was born, the infernal rite was resumed, all around a little jar of wine, which they called the keg, and they became drunk and would cut the baby to pieces, and pour its blood into the goblet, and they threw babies on the fire, still alive, and they mixed the baby's ashes and his blood, and drank! The Name of the Rose
  • Have you then seen the same old coffin dodger like ten years later and been utterly gobsmacked to see them still alive and kicking?
  • There were gobs of fat and sinewy bits throughout the whole rib cut - it was soooo wrong.
  • A gob of crimson pouring from his lips, he spat it out, wiping the excess with the back of his hand.
  • The two elves approached the last goblin, still stuck to the ground, from both sides.
  • This year's induction festivities in Cooperstown delivered a much-needed boost to the local economy, as large groups of Cubs and Red Sox fans spent gobs of money along the village's Main Street.
  • Those brought up in the punk rock era will have a twinge of nostalgia for the days when it was a badge of honour to be gobbed on by your idols.
  • Gob Woodhull, an imaginary son of the real 19th-century feminist, spiritualist and free-love advocate Victoria Woodhull, loses his twin brother in the Civil War and builds a vast and elaborate machine whose purpose is to "grieve" so efficiently that it will bring all of history's dead back to life. Time Tripping
  • ‘It's an alternative to chemical peels or microdermabrasion,’ said Gobbo.
  • Cake/dessert, or sweetmeat baskets are extremely popular and apart from the converted liners already mentioned, dismantled epergnes and converted goblets are the two most common deceptions.
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