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bob·ber 1

1. A buoyant object used to suspend a fishing line.
2. One who fishes with such an object.

[From bob.]

bob·ber 2

One who reshapes or trims something, especially hair.

[From bob.]
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(Angling) a small float, traditionally made of cork, used in angling
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(ˈbɒb ər)

1. one that bobs.
2. a fishing bob.
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- A person who rides a bobsled or bobsleigh (meaning "short sled").
See also related terms for sled.
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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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Scramblers, cafe racers, classic motorcycles and bobbers will ride across the city centre; all dressed in tweed, suits, bow ties and sporting eccentric facial hair for a charity raising day of genteel fun.
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While Addressing a condolence reference held at Karimia Institute Bobbers Mills Nottingham, Central leader of Muslim Conference, Sardar Jawed Abbasi said with the passing away of Mujahid Awal, Pakistan has been deprived of its great supporter and the people of Kashmir lost their biggest benefactor and a strong voice for their political rights.