AskDefine | Define bobby

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bobby n : an informal term for a British policeman

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From the given name of Sir Robert Peel, who established London's police force.



  1. In the context of "UK|slang|law enforcement": A police officer.
  2. In the context of "UK|slang": A railway signaller.


police officer

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Extensive Definition

Bobby may refer to:
In fictional characters:

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bobby in German: Bobby
bobby in French: Bobby
bobby in Dutch: Bobby
bobby in Japanese: ボビー
bobby in Polish: Bobby (ujednoznaczenie)
bobby in Portuguese: Bobby

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