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See also: bob, BOB, ВОВ, and bób
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EtymologyEdit

Probably from a medieval hypocorism of Rob.

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Bob

  1. A diminutive of the male given name Robert.

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NounEdit

Bob (plural Bobs)

  1. A generic male person.
  2. (cryptography physics etc.) A placeholder name for the person or system receiving a message or signal from a source conventionally known as Alice.

Usage notesEdit

Despite being used as a common noun, the word is typically still treated as a name and left capitalized.

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Proper nounEdit

Bob m

  1. (cryptography) Bob (person or system receiving a message)
  2. A male given name