Definition of Swob in English :

Define Swob in English

Swob meaning in English

Meaning of Swob in English

Pronunciation of Swob in English

Swob pronunciation in English

Pronounce Swob in English


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1. mop, swab, swob

cleaning implement consisting of absorbent material fastened to a handle; for cleaning floors


2. swab, swob

wash with a swab or a mop

Example Sentences:
'swab the ship's decks'

3. dab, swab, swob

apply (usually a liquid) to a surface

Example Sentences:
'dab the wall with paint'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of swob
noun, verbWord forms: swobs, swobbing or swobbed
a less common spelling of swab

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see synonyms of swob
noun, verb transitiveWord forms: swobbed or ˈswobbing
alt. sp. of

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see synonyms of swob
n. & v.
Variant of swab.

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