Fob - definition, pronunciation, transcription

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


- 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


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


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

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