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  Dictionary Definition of sob

sob
verb, sobbed, sobbing, noun

-- verb (i)
1. to weep with a sound caused by a convulsive catching of the breath
2. to make a sound resembling this.
-- verb (t)
3. to utter with sobs.
4. to put, send, etc., by sobbing or with sobs: to sob oneself to sleep.
-- noun
5. the act of sobbing; a convulsive catching of the breath in weeping.
6. any sound suggesting this.
[ME sobbe ( n ); apparently imitative]
-- sobbingly, adverb
SOB
noun US Colloquial ( derogatory ) a despicable or contemptible person.
[ s ( on ) o ( f ) ( a ) b ( itch )]