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SOB

 (ĕs′ō-bē′)
n. Vulgar
A son of a bitch.

sob

 (sŏb)
v. sobbed, sob·bing, sobs
v.intr.
1. To weep aloud with convulsive gasping; cry uncontrollably. See Synonyms at cry.
2. To make a sound resembling that of loud weeping.
v.tr.
1. To utter with sobs.
2. To put or bring (oneself) into a specified condition by sobbing: sob oneself to sleep.
n.
The act or sound of sobbing.

[Middle English sobben, perhaps of Low German origin.]

sob′bing·ly adv.

sob

(sɒb)
vb, sobs, sobbing or sobbed
1. (Physiology) (intr) to weep with convulsive gasps
2. (tr) to utter with sobs
3. to cause (oneself) to be in a specified state by sobbing: to sob oneself to sleep.
n
(Physiology) a convulsive gasp made in weeping
[C12: probably from Low German; compare Dutch sabben to suck]
ˈsobber n
ˈsobbing n, adj

sob

(sɒb)

v. sobbed, sob•bing,
n. v.i.
1. to weep with a convulsive catching of the breath.
2. to make a sound resembling this.
v.t.
3. to utter with sobs.
4. to put, send, etc., by sobbing or with sobs: to sob oneself to sleep.
n.
5. the act of sobbing.
6. any sound suggesting this.
[1200–50; Middle English sobben]

S.O.B.

or SOB,


(sometimes l.c.) Slang.
son of a bitch.

sob


Past participle: sobbed
Gerund: sobbing

Imperative
sob
sob
Present
I sob
you sob
he/she/it sobs
we sob
you sob
they sob
Preterite
I sobbed
you sobbed
he/she/it sobbed
we sobbed
you sobbed
they sobbed
Present Continuous
I am sobbing
you are sobbing
he/she/it is sobbing
we are sobbing
you are sobbing
they are sobbing
Present Perfect
I have sobbed
you have sobbed
he/she/it has sobbed
we have sobbed
you have sobbed
they have sobbed
Past Continuous
I was sobbing
you were sobbing
he/she/it was sobbing
we were sobbing
you were sobbing
they were sobbing
Past Perfect
I had sobbed
you had sobbed
he/she/it had sobbed
we had sobbed
you had sobbed
they had sobbed
Future
I will sob
you will sob
he/she/it will sob
we will sob
you will sob
they will sob
Future Perfect
I will have sobbed
you will have sobbed
he/she/it will have sobbed
we will have sobbed
you will have sobbed
they will have sobbed
Future Continuous
I will be sobbing
you will be sobbing
he/she/it will be sobbing
we will be sobbing
you will be sobbing
they will be sobbing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been sobbing
you have been sobbing
he/she/it has been sobbing
we have been sobbing
you have been sobbing
they have been sobbing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been sobbing
you will have been sobbing
he/she/it will have been sobbing
we will have been sobbing
you will have been sobbing
they will have been sobbing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been sobbing
you had been sobbing
he/she/it had been sobbing
we had been sobbing
you had been sobbing
they had been sobbing
Conditional
I would sob
you would sob
he/she/it would sob
we would sob
you would sob
they would sob
Past Conditional
I would have sobbed
you would have sobbed
he/she/it would have sobbed
we would have sobbed
you would have sobbed
they would have sobbed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.SOB - a dyspneic condition
dyspnea, dyspnoea - difficult or labored respiration
2.SOB - insulting terms of address for people who are stupid or irritating or ridiculous
dirty word, vulgarism, obscenity, smut, filth - an offensive or indecent word or phrase
disagreeable person, unpleasant person - a person who is not pleasant or agreeable
3.sob - convulsive gasp made while weepingsob - convulsive gasp made while weeping  
crying, tears, weeping - the process of shedding tears (usually accompanied by sobs or other inarticulate sounds); "I hate to hear the crying of a child"; "she was in tears"
Verb1.sob - weep convulsively; "He was sobbing inconsolably"
weep, cry - shed tears because of sadness, rage, or pain; "She cried bitterly when she heard the news of his death"; "The girl in the wheelchair wept with frustration when she could not get up the stairs"

sob

verb
1. cry, weep, blubber, greet (Scot. or archaic), howl, bawl, snivel, shed tears, boohoo She began to sob again, burying her face in the pillow.
noun
1. cry, whimper, howl Her body was racked by a violent single sob.

sob

verb
To make inarticulate sounds of grief or pain, usually accompanied by tears:
Translations
نَشيج، شَهيقيَشْهَق، يَنْشِجيَقول شاهِقايُنْشِجُ
vzlykatvzlyk
hulkefremhulkehulk
nyyhkyttää
jecati
elzokogzokogzokogás
snöktsnökta
泣きじゃくる
흐느끼다
kūkčiojimaskūkčioti
elsaselsotšņukstēt
vzlykvzlykať
ihtenjeihteti
snyfta
ร้องไห้สะอึกสะอึ้น
khóc nức nở

sob

[sɒb]
A. Nsollozo m
she said with a sobdijo sollozando, dijo entre sollozos
B. VIsollozar
C. VT "no," she sobbed-no -dijo sollozando, -no -dijo entre sollozos
to sob o.s. to sleepdormirse sollozando
to sob one's heart outllorar a lágrima viva
she sobbed out her troublescontó sus penas llorando or entre sollozos
D. CPD sob story Ntragedia f
sob stuff Nsentimentalismo m, sensiblería f

sob

[ˈsɒb]
nsanglot m
visangloter
She was sobbing → Elle sanglotait.

sob

nSchluchzer m, → Schluchzen nt no pl; to give a sob(auf)schluchzen; …, he said with a sob…, sagte er schluchzend
vischluchzen (→ with vor +dat); sob, sob (inf)schluchz, schluchz
vtschluchzen; to sob oneself to sleepsich in den Schlaf weinen

sob

:
sob sister
n (esp US inf) → Briefkastentante f (inf)
sob story
n (inf)rührselige Geschichte (inf)
sob stuff
n (inf)Schmalz m (inf); (= book, film)Tränendrüsendrücker m (inf); (= heartrending tale)todtraurige Geschichte (inf)

sob

[sɒb]
1. nsinghiozzo
2. visinghiozzare
3. vt to sob one's heart outpiangere disperatamente

sob

(sob) past tense, past participle sobbed verb
1. to weep noisily. I could hear her sobbing in her bedroom.
2. to say, while weeping. `I can't find my mother,' sobbed the child.
noun
the loud gasp for breath made when one is weeping etc.

sob

يُنْشِجُ vzlykat hulke schluchzen κλαίω με λυγμούς sollozar nyyhkyttää sangloter jecati singhiozzare 泣きじゃくる 흐느끼다 snikken hulke zaszlochać soluçar рыдать snyfta ร้องไห้สะอึกสะอึ้น hıçkırarak ağlamak khóc nức nở 抽泣

sob

n. sollozo;
v. sollozar.
References in classic literature ?
and she hid her face in the pillow and sobbed, while many a smothered sob from those she was addressing, who were kneeling on the floor, aroused her.
I will feel any way, do any way,--only don't distress yourself; don't sob so.
He was standing close to the door and as soon as it opened his rough old arms closed like a vise round his son's neck, and without a word he began to sob like a child.
A sob was heard behind the door, and Cornelius turned round to look from whom it came; but Rosa, who had foreseen this movement, had fallen back.
Behind this turnkey, who introduced the Recorder, Rosa, the fair Frisian maid, had slipped into the recess of the door, with a handkerchief to her mouth to stifle her sobs.
It had given me a pang to hear him sob and see the tears start out between his fingers, but that was infinitely less affecting to me than the hopeful animation with which he said these words.
There was another communing silence, broken at intervals by muffled sobs, and then the minister spread his hands abroad and prayed.
The congregation be- came more and more moved, as the pathetic tale went on, till at last the whole company broke down and joined the weeping mourners in a chorus of anguished sobs, the preacher himself giving way to his feelings, and crying in the pulpit.
Oh, please forgive me, Tom; my heart will break," said Maggie, shaking with sobs, clinging to Tom's arm, and laying her wet cheek on his shoulder.
Maggie stood motionless, except from her sobs, for a minute or two; then she turned round and ran into the house, and up to her attic, where she sat on the floor and laid her head against the worm-eaten shelf, with a crushing sense of misery.
She could only cry in loud whispers, between her sobs, after her lost belief which she had planted and kept alive from a very little seed since the days in Rome--after her lost joy of clinging with silent love and faith to one who, misprized by others, was worthy in her thought-- after her lost woman's pride of reigning in his memory--after her sweet dim perspective of hope, that along some pathway they should meet with unchanged recognition and take up the backward years as a yesterday.
In that hour she repeated what the merciful eyes of solitude have looked on for ages in the spiritual struggles of man-- she besought hardness and coldness and aching weariness to bring her relief from the mysterious incorporeal might of her anguish: she lay on the bare floor and let the night grow cold around her; while her grand woman's frame was shaken by sobs as if she had been a despairing child.