Dob vs. Dod

By Jaxson

  • Dob (verb)

    To report (a person) to someone in authority for a wrongdoing.

    “I’ll dob on you if you break in.”

    “You dobbed me in! — I never did!”

  • Dob (verb)

    To do one’s share; to contribute.

    “We all dobbed in for a gift when he retired.”

  • Dob (verb)

    To nominate a person, often in their absence, for an unpleasant task.

    “I arrived just after the meeting had started and found myself dobbed in to take the minutes.”

  • Dob (verb)

    To play truant

  • Dob (verb)

    In the scouting movement, to chant dob to indicate that one will do one’s best to follow the scouting laws.

  • Dob (noun)

    A small amount of something, especially paste.

    “Put a dob of butter on the potato, please.”

  • Dod (noun)

    sulk, huff

  • Dod (noun)


  • Dod (verb)

    to cut off, as wool from sheep’s tails; to lop or clip off


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