What is another word for fob?

Pronunciation: [fˈɒb] (IPA)

The word "fob" has multiple synonyms that refer to small objects used to hold keys, including keychain, keyring, key holder, and key tag. "Fob" can also be used to mean a small electronic device used to gain access to a building or car, and in this context synonyms include keyless entry device, remote control, and access card. In the fashion world, "fob" can refer to a small ornament or charm attached to a pocket watch or purse, and in this case synonyms include trinket, bauble, and embellishment. Regardless of the specific usage, all of the synonyms for "fob" refer to small, useful objects that help keep important keys or accessories organized and easily accessible.

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  • Other Related

    • Proper noun, singular
      fab, FOBT.
    • Noun, singular or mass

What are the hypernyms for Fob?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    token, key fob, security token, authentication token.

What are the hyponyms for Fob?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.

Usage examples for Fob

Though the hul o' ye put thegither arnt worth this shinin' ticker I've got in my fob, for all that I can make better use o' ye, than leavin' ye here to scare the crows o' Jarret's Heath.
"The White Gauntlet"
Mayne Reid
As soon as they had confined my arms they left me, and remembering the bank-notes which I had in my fob, I began to fear they had come to the knowledge of this circumstance; though I could not imagine by what means.
"Anna St. Ives"
Thomas Holcroft
From the gold braid upon his hat, the seals dangling from the ribbon at his fob, and a certain particularity of custom, he was evidently one of no small consideration in his profession.
"Howard Pyle's Book of Pirates"
Howard I. Pyle

Famous quotes with Fob

  • If you want to use a cliche you must take full responsibility for it yourself and not try to fob it off on anon., or on society.
    Lewis Thomas
  • The five minutes ticked away on Limaal Mandella’s fob watch and the tension wound tight around Corporation Plaza. Rael Mandella Jr., sweating in his father’s best championship suit, was horrified to realize how few of such brief five-minute periods went to make up a lifetime.
    Ian McDonald

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