Definition Of sob


an act or sound of sobbing.

with a sob of despair she threw herself onto the bed

cry noisily, making loud, convulsive gasps.

he broke down and sobbed like a child

Example Of sob

  • A sob tore from my chest, and I buried my face in my hands.

  • A hand reached up to wipe my tears and I began to sob louder.

  • A louder sob came from the girl who had broke down crying.

  • At this juncture the movie and the short story are similar, though seeing Gretta suck her thumb when she sobbingly falls asleep after airing her remembrance creates a further dimension in the film.

  • Brett sighed and sat next to her, pulling her into a hug as she sobbed uncontrollably into his shoulder.

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