[gob] /gɒb/ British Dialect
verb (used without object), gobbed, gobbing, noun
a lump or chunk, esp of a soft substance
(often pl) (informal) a great quantity or amount
a lump of molten glass used to make a piece of glassware
(informal) a globule of spittle or saliva
verb gobs, gobbing, gobbed
(intransitive) (Brit, informal) to spit
(US, slang) an enlisted ordinary seaman in the US Navy
a slang word (esp Brit) for the mouth
“a mouthful, lump,” late 14c., probably from Old French gobe “mouthful, lump,” related to gober “gulp, swallow down,” probably from Gaulish *gobbo- (cf. Irish gob “mouth,” Gaelic gob “beak”). This Celtic source also seems to be root of gob “mouth” (mid-16c.), which is the first element in gob-stopper “a kind of large hard candy” (1928).
The mouth •Chiefly British use
[1550+; fr Irish]
A US Navy sailor; swabby
[1915+; perhaps fr earlier British gabby, ”coast guard; quarterdeckman,” of unknown origin]
a pit, a place mentioned in 2 Sam. 21:18, 19; called also Gezer, in 1 Chr. 20:4.
[gob-it] /ˈgɒb ɪt/ noun 1. a fragment or piece, especially of raw flesh. 2. a lump or mass. /ˈɡɒbɪt/ noun 1. a chunk, lump, or fragment, esp of raw meat n. late 13c., “a fragment,” from Old French gobet “piece, mouthful,” diminutive of gobe (see gob).
/Italian ˈɡɔbbi/ noun 1. Tito (ˈtiːto). 1915–84, Italian operatic baritone
[gob-uh l] /ˈgɒb əl/ verb (used with object), gobbled, gobbling. 1. to swallow or eat hastily or hungrily in large pieces; gulp. 2. to seize upon eagerly (often followed by up): After being gone for so long, they gobbled up all the local news. verb (used without object), gobbled, gobbling. 3. to eat hastily. [gob-uh […]
[gob-uh l-dee-goo k] /ˈgɒb əl diˌgʊk/ noun 1. language characterized by circumlocution and jargon, usually hard to understand: the gobbledegook of government reports. /ˈɡɒbəldɪˌɡuːk/ noun 1. pretentious or unintelligible jargon, such as that used by officials noun Pretentious and scarcely intelligible language, esp of the sort attributed to bureaucrats, sociologists, etc [coined in 1944 by […]