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Noun: gobs  góbz
Usage: N. Amer, informal
  1. A large number or amount
    "made gobs of new friends";
    - tons [informal], dozens, heaps [informal], lots, piles [informal], scores, stacks [informal], loads [informal], rafts [informal], slews, wads [informal], oodles [informal], scads [N. Amer, informal], lashings [Brit, informal], many, masses [Brit, informal]
Noun: gob  gób
Usage: informal
  1. [US, informal] A man who serves as a sailor
    - mariner, seaman, tar, Jack-tar, Jack, old salt, seafarer, sea dog
  2. [Brit, informal] A lump of slimy stuff
    "a gob of phlegm"
  3. [Brit, informal] The opening through which food is taken in and vocalizations emerge
    - mouth, oral cavity, oral fissure, trap [informal], cakehole [Brit, informal], hole [informal], maw [informal], yap [N. Amer, informal], kisser [informal]
  4. [N. Amer, informal] A large number or quantity
    - shedload [Brit, informal], truckload [informal], barrowload [informal], buttload [N. Amer, informal], bucket [informal], bucketload [informal], ton [informal]
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 [informal], spue [archaic]

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

Part of: mouth

Encyclopedia: Gob