(also cockeyed bob)
nounAustralian • informal
- A cyclone or a thunderstorm.More example sentences
- But the wet season with its cockeye bobs (man-eating storms) turned his plans topsy-turvy.
- A cockeyed bob is a squall that blows into the northwest coast of Australia during the summer months.
late 19th century: probably an alteration of an Aboriginal word.