from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A small mass or lump.
- n. Informal A large quantity. Often used in the plural: a gob of money; gobs of time.
- n. Slang The mouth.
- n. Slang A sailor.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A lump of soft or sticky material.
- n. The mouth.
- n. Saliva or phlegm.
- n. A sailor.
- n. Waste material in old mine workings, goaf.
- v. To gather into a lump.
- v. To spit, especially to spit phlegm.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Same as goaf.
- n. A little mass or collection; a small quantity; a mouthful.
- n. The mouth.
- n. Same as sailor.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In coal-mining, to pack away refuse so as to get rid of it and at the same time to help to keep the workings from caving in.
- To brag; boast.
- n. The mouth.
- n. A mouthful; hence, a little mass or collection; a dab; a lump.
- n. In coal-mining, the refuse or waste material from the workings in a mine; attle. It is used to pack the goaves, so as to support the roof.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. informal terms for the mouth
- n. a lump of slimy stuff
- n. a man who serves as a sailor
So what I'm saying is there were vast parts of the mine with what we call gob that had had already been caved in.
I remain gob smacked by todays parenting skills, attitudes, and its amazing adaptation.
` wool '; gab, Gaelic for ` mouth' (and hence ` chatter ') from which we also get the word gob (in England a popular form of candy for children is "gobstoppers"), and its derivatives gobble and goblet; galore, from the Gaelic gu
I’m gobsmacked that a smack in the gob is considered acceptable corporal punishment by about three in five Japanese!
As to the tory trolls ... the silver spoon in the gob is a bit off putting, as is the likes of Dale saying Timpson is "a successful man" whereas in fact his only real success is being born into a rich family.
This is the case also in Amos 7: 1; Nah. 3: 17, where the Hebrew word gob is used; and in Lev.
Once the mission starts, head over to Betty and agree to make Timmy cry by any method you wish (punching him in the gob is the quickest way) and head back to Betty for your next task.
April 24th, 2010 10: 39 am ET why does the gop put spin on everything this president has already said? president obama has already told the american people this bill stops future bailouts. what is it that the repubs can not understand here? they need to help, lead or get out of the way. president obama was ELECTED to be our leader NOT the republicans that would love to keep us going backwards and ignore the state of disaster that bush left for the democrats to clean up. the gob is a lost cause an will never be the power sourse again for america. pat c.
"...the silver spoon in the gob is a bit off putting..."
It will "gob" up better and you'll get a little thicker of a coating.
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