(noun, verb)


1. a man who serves as a sailor

Similar word(s): jack, mariner, seafarer, seaman, tar

Definition categories: person, crewman, sailor

2. a lump of slimy stuff

- a gob of phlegm

Definition categories: group, ball, chunk, clod, clump, glob, lump

3. informal terms for the mouth

Similar word(s): cakehole, hole, maw, trap, yap

Definition categories: body, mouth

Sentences with gob as a noun:

- He′s always stuffing his gob with fast food.

- Oi, you, shut your gob!

- She's got such a gob on her – she′s always gossiping about someone or other.

- He spat a big ball of gob on to the pavement.


1. To gather into a lump.

2. To spit, especially to spit phlegm.