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Is sob a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word sob is a Scrabble US word. The word sob is worth 5 points in Scrabble:

S1O1B3

Is sob a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word sob is a Scrabble UK word and has 5 points:

S1O1B3

Is sob a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word sob is a Words With Friends word. The word sob is worth 6 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

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You can make 7 words from 'sob' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


3 letters words from 'sob'

BOS 5OBS 5
SOB 5 

2 letters words from 'sob'

BO 4OB 4
OS 2SO 2

All 3 letters words made out of sob

sob osb sbo bso obs bos

Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word sob. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in sob.

Definitions and meaning of sob

sob

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /sɒb/
  • (General American) enPR: säb, IPA(key): /sɑb/
  • Rhymes: -ɒb

Etymology 1

Perhaps of Dutch or Low German origin; compare with Dutch dialect sabben 'to suck'.

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun

sob (plural sobs)

  1. A cry with a short, sudden expulsion of breath.
  2. (onomatopoeia) sound of sob
    • 1874, George Carter Stent, The Jade Chaplet in Twenty-four Beads:
      “My husband, alas! whom I now (sob, sob) mourn,
      A short time since (sob) to this grave (sob) was borne;
      And (sob) he lies buried in this (sob, sob) grave.”
Derived terms
  • sobby
  • sob story
  • sob stuff
Translations

Verb

sob (third-person singular simple present sobs, present participle sobbing, simple past and past participle sobbed)

  1. (intransitive) to weep with convulsive gasps.
    • She sigh'd, she sobb'd, and, furious with despair, / She rent her garments, and she tore her hair.
  2. (transitive) to say (something) while sobbing.
    "He doesn't love me!" she sobbed.
Synonyms
  • See also Thesaurus:weep
Translations


Etymology 2

See sop.

Verb

sob (third-person singular simple present sobs, present participle sobbing, simple past and past participle sobbed)

  1. To soak.

Anagrams

  • BOS, BSO, Bos., OBs, OSB, Obs, bos, obs

Czech

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /sop/

Noun

sob m

  1. reindeer (an Arctic and Subarctic-dwelling deer)

Declension

Further reading

  • sob in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • sob in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Esperanto

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /sob/
  • Hyphenation: sob

Adverb

sob

  1. (nonstandard) down, downwards (direction to the center of the Earth)

Synonyms

  • malsupren (down, downwards)

Antonyms

  • supren (up, upwards)
  • (neologism, nonstandard) sor (up, upwards)

Portuguese

Etymology

From Old Portuguese sob, so, su, from Latin sub, from Proto-Italic *supo, from Proto-Indo-European *upo (under, below).

Pronunciation

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /sob/
  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈso.bi/, /sob/
  • Hyphenation: sob

Preposition

sob

  1. under

Antonyms

  • sobre

Serbo-Croatian

Noun

sob m (Cyrillic spelling соб)

  1. reindeer

See also

  • irvas/ирвас

Tzotzil

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /sɔʔm̥/

Noun

sob

  1. early morning

Adjective

sob

  1. of early morning

References

  • Laughlin, Robert M. (1975) The Great Tzotzil Dictionary of San Lorenzo Zinacantán. Washington: Smithsonian Institution Press.

Volapük

Noun

sob (nominative plural sobs)

  1. soap

Declension


Source: wiktionary.org
  • SOAR, to fly at a great height.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)