See also: ob, ob., Ob, ÖB, ob-, and Ob.

EnglishEdit

NounEdit

OB (countable and uncountable, plural OBs)

  1. (sports) Initialism of Olympic best.
  2. (television, radio) Initialism of outside broadcast.
  3. Initialism of old boy. (male graduate; also a CB radio operator's term of address for a male)
  4. Abbreviation of obstetrician.
    • 1989, Contemporary Obstetrics-gynecology (volume 33, page 200)
      One woman in ten is at risk — yet one-third of all women over 50 have never had a mammo! By making Pap tests routine, OBs and GYNs have saved many lives.
  5. Abbreviation of obstetrics.
  6. Abbreviation of Old Babylonian.

AdjectiveEdit

OB (not comparable)

  1. Abbreviation of obstetric.
  2. (golf) Initialism of out of bounds.
  3. Abbreviation of obligatory. (as in "ob. link" on Usenet) (see ObLink at c2.com; see also ob-)
  4. Abbreviation of Old Babylonian.

Derived termsEdit

AnagramsEdit


GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /oːˈbeː/
  • (file)

NounEdit

OB m (genitive OBs, plural OBs)

  1. Abbreviation of Oberbürgermeister.
  2. Abbreviation of Oberbefehlshaber.
  3. Abbreviation of Oberbootsmann.

JapaneseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English OB (old boy).

NounEdit

O(オー)B(ビー) (ōbī

  1. male graduate
    Synonym: 卒業生

Related termsEdit