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bob·ber 1

(bŏb′ər)
n.
1. A buoyant object used to suspend a fishing line.
2. One who fishes with such an object.

[From bob.]

bob·ber 2

(bŏb′ər)
n.
One who reshapes or trims something, especially hair.

[From bob.]

bobber

(ˈbɒbə)
n
(Angling) a small float, traditionally made of cork, used in angling

bob•ber

(ˈbɒb ər)

n.
1. one that bobs.
2. a fishing bob.
[1830–40]

bobber

- A person who rides a bobsled or bobsleigh (meaning "short sled").
See also related terms for sled.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bobber - a small float usually made of corkbobber - a small float usually made of cork; attached to a fishing line
fishing gear, fishing rig, fishing tackle, tackle, rig - gear used in fishing
float - something that floats on the surface of water
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