Fob - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |fɑːb|  American pronunciation of the word fob
Brit.  |fɒb|  British pronunciation of the word fob

noun

- a vest pocket to hold a pocket watch
- an adornment that hangs from a watch chain
- short chain or ribbon attaching a pocket watch to a man's vest

verb

- deceive somebody (syn: flim-flam, fox, trick)

Examples

Melissa quickly became adept at predicting his moods.

Silas proved adept in the art of avoiding potholes in the road.

I'm afraid she's also an adept liar.

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: fob
he/she/it: fobs
present participle: fobbing
past tense: fobbed
past participle: fobbed
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