MEANING: noun: Squabble; commotion; confusion.

ETYMOLOGY: A corruption of Hindi “bap re” (literally, oh father!), an exclamation of surprise, grief, etc., from bap (father) + re (oh). Earliest documented use: 1816.

BOBBERY - the practice of removing the tail from animals

BBBERY - government by business bureau

BOBBERAY - radio comedians from the 1950s (Bob Elliott and Ray Goulding)