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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Short chain or ribbon attaching a pocket watch to a man's vest; An adornment that hangs from a watch chain; A vest pocket to hold a pocket watch v. - Deceive somebody.

Usage examples (31)
  • As far as I can tell, locking the car with the fob is a bad idea.
  • Great Wired News article about TV B-Gone, a keychain fob that you can use to turn off bothersome TVs in bars, airports, etc.
  • Ben brought a Pogo animation cel for appraisal and his colleague Jessica Lewis had a Elks Club fob from the early part of last century.
  • Were they not sometimes carried in a receptacle called a fob? for more
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