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See also: bobby


Alternative forms[edit]


Bob +‎ -y

Proper noun[edit]


  1. A diminutive of the male given name Robert.
    • 1944 Mazo de la Roche, The Building of Jalna, Dundurn Press Ltd (2009), →ISBN, page 163:
      It was a real irritation to Robert's parents to hear Adeline call him Bobby. They tried to intimate their disapproval by pronouncing his name very distinctly when they addressed him.
  2. A diminutive of the female given name Roberta.