vb bawl, blubber, boohoo, cry, greet (Scot. or archaic) howl, shed tears, snivel, weep
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sob ( sobs plural & 3rd person present) ( sobbing present participle) ( sobbed past tense & past participle )
1 verb When someone sobs, they cry in a noisy way, breathing in short breaths.
She began to sob again, burying her face in the pillow... V
Her sister broke down, sobbing into her handkerchief. V
The room was silent except for her sobbing.
2 verb If you sob something, you say it while you are crying.
`Everything's my fault,' she sobbed. V with quote
3 n-count A sob is one of the noises that you make when you are crying.
sob story ( sob stories plural ) You describe what someone tells you about their own or someone else's difficulties as a sob story when you think that they have told you about it in order to get your sympathy. n-count
Any sob story moved Jarvis to generosity.
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son of a bitch
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