DOB

Etymology 1

Uncertain.

Verb

dob (third-person singular simple present dobs, present participle dobbing, simple past and past participle dobbed)

(slang, chiefly, Australia and UK) To report (a person) to someone in authority for a wrongdoing.

(slang, chiefly, Australia) To do one's share; to contribute.

(slang, chiefly, Australia) To nominate a person, often in their absence, for an unpleasant task.

(slang, Northern Ireland) To play truant

Usage notes

(all senses): Most often used with "in" or "on".

Synonyms

• (report a person): See also rat out

• (play truant): See also play truant

Noun

dob (plural dobs)

A small amount of something, especially paste.

Etymology 2

Initialism.

Noun

dob

Initialism of date of birth.

Etymology 3

Verb

dob (third-person singular simple present dobs, present participle dobbing, simple past and past participle dobbed)

(intransitive, sometimes, humorous) In the scouting movement, to chant dob to indicate that one will do one's best to follow the scouting laws.

Anagrams

• BOD, Bod, bod

Noun

DOB (plural DOBs)

Initialism of date of birth.

Proper noun

DOB

Initialism of Daughters of Bilitis. The first organized and successful lesbian liberation organization in the United States.

Anagrams

• BOD, Bod, bod

Source: Wiktionary



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