Associations to the word «Sobbing»

Pictures for the word «Sobbing»


SOB, noun. (coarse) (slang) son of a bitch
SOB, noun. (uncountable) shortness of breath
SOB, noun. A cry with a short, sudden expulsion of breath.
SOB, verb. (intransitive) to weep with convulsive gasps.
SOB, verb. (transitive) to say (something) while sobbing.
SOB, verb. To soak.
SOB SISTER, noun. A journalist who writes mainly sentimental articles or has an advice column.
SOB STORIES, noun. Plural of sob story
SOB STORY, noun. (idiomatic) A sad story, especially one intended to elicit sympathy.

Dictionary definition

SOB, noun. A dyspneic condition.
SOB, noun. Insulting terms of address for people who are stupid or irritating or ridiculous.
SOB, noun. Convulsive gasp made while weeping.
SOB, verb. Weep convulsively; "He was sobbing inconsolably".

Wise words

Words, words, words! They shut one off from the universe. Three quarters of the time one's never in contact with things, only with the beastly words that stand for them.
Aldous Huxley