Definition of Bobber

1. Noun. A small float usually made of cork; attached to a fishing line.

Exact synonyms: Bob, Bobfloat, Cork
Group relationships: Fishing Gear, Fishing Rig, Fishing Tackle, Rig, Tackle
Generic synonyms: Float
Derivative terms: Bob



Definition of Bobber

1. n. One who, or that which, bobs.

Definition of Bobber

1. Noun. (context: fishing) A buoyant device (frequently made of cork) attached to a line so as to suspend the end of the line with the hook (and bait or lure) above the bottom. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bobber

1. one that bobs [n -S] - See also: bobs

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bobber

bobak
bobaks
bobance
bobared
bobaring
bobars
bobas
bobaunce
bobbared
bobbaring
bobbars
bobbasheely
bobber (current term)
bobberies
bobbers
bobbery
bobbies
bobbin
bobbin lace
bobbinet
bobbinets
bobbing
bobbings
bobbinless
bobbinlike
bobbinwork

Literary usage of Bobber

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1. Palmer's Index to "The Times" NewspaperTimes (London, England) (1873)
"Lynching of the Murderer, 20 m 10 a Murder of Two Men by a bobber and Murderers in New York, 15 i« 5 d Nantucket, Failure of the Whole Trade in, ..."

2. The Boy Pioneers, Sons of Daniel Boone by Daniel Carter Beard (1909)
"CHAPTER XVII SHACK RACKS, bobber SHELVES, AND OTHER WRINKLES SOME Forts may be near good fishing waters, and there should then be a place for keeping the ..."

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