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Noun: gobs  góbz
Usage: N. Amer
  1. A large number or amount
    "made gobs of new friends";
    - tons, dozens, heaps, lots, piles, scores, stacks, loads, rafts, slews, wads, oodles, scads [N. Amer], lashings [Brit], many, masses [Brit]
Noun: gob  gób
  1. [US] A man who serves as a sailor
    - mariner, seaman, tar, Jack-tar, Jack, old salt, seafarer, sea dog
     
  2. [Brit] A lump of slimy stuff
    "a gob of phlegm"
     
  3. [Brit] Informal term for the mouth
    - trap, cakehole [Brit], hole, maw, yap
     
  4. [N. Amer] (informal) a large number or quantity
    - shedload [Brit], truckload, bucket, bucketload, ton
Verb: gob (gobbed,gobbing)  gób
Usage: Brit, vulgar (N. Amer: spit)
  1. Expel or eject (saliva or phlegm or sputum) from the mouth
    "The father of the victim gobbed at the alleged murderer";
    - spit, spew, spue [archaic]

Type of: ball, chunk, clod, clump, cough out, cough up, crewman, expectorate, glob, large indefinite amount, large indefinite quantity, lump, mouth, oral cavity, oral fissure, rima oris, sailor, spit out, spit up

Encyclopedia: Gob