Definition of bob for apples in English:

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bob for apples

Try to catch floating or hanging apples with one’s mouth alone, as a game.
Example sentences
  • There's bobbing for apples in the Great Hall and a game of Web of Fate taking place in the ballroom shortly.
  • If you're not bobbing for apples, you're hollowing out pumpkins; and if you're not putting daft expressions on gourds, you're splashing fake blood on your children and sending them out into the dead of night to beg for sweets.
  • Maybe we'll organize a Halloween party as well, complete with bobbing for apples.
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