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  • adj. Marked by the presence of gobs (lumps).
  • adj. Talkative: inclined to talk much; inclined to shoot one's mouth off.
  • n. An act of fellatio.


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From gob (lump) + b + -y.

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From gob (mouth) + b + -y. The meaning "inclined to talk" is probably related to gabby.


  • The word was eventually anglicanized to "gobby" which means someone who is gullible or foolish to come watch the washing the lions at the Tower of London.

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  • On first viewing, the participants didn't look promising – gobby, spaced-out, bizarre – and that was just the teachers.

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