Summary: The next time you think you're dying of boredom, you just might be.
What does DOB stand for?
DOB stands for Dying of Boredom
This definition appears very rarely and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
- Slang/chat, popular culture
See other definitions of DOB
We have 61 other meanings of DOB in our Acronym Attic
- Dispersal Operating Base (US DoD)
- Distributor's Own Brand (consumer goods)
- Division of Banks
- Do Object to Bullies
- Do Our Best (Cub Scouts of Canada)
- Doctorate of Business
- Dogs of Battle (gaming clan)
- Domestic-Owned Bank
- Don't Obey Bullies
- Duplication of Benefits (FEMA)
- Delta Over Baseline at 30 Minutes
- Dead on Balls Accurate
- Doctors Only Bulletin Board System
- Defence of Britain Database and Archive (UK)
- Down and Out in Beverly Hills (movie)
- Deterioration of Bleachability Index (palm oil industry)
- Division of Banking and Insurance
- Dark Ops Black Raven (knife)
- Diocese of Baton Rouge (Baton Rouge, LA)
- Downtown Brooklyn (New York)
Samples in periodicals archive:
While the chaotic carnage is not without an initial charm, your most serious danger is dying of boredom.
But anyone who willingly sits through shows like Britain's Got Talent will get something out of this if only because the young cast have clearly not spent all of their lives dying of boredom in front of a TV.
Yesterday, Cruddas injected a bit of interest into a contest that seemed to be dying of boredom.
Dying of boredom in a hotel room for two weeks was hardly my idea of an adventure.
As chronic boredom is closely linked with depression, and that can bring people to the brink of despair and self-destruction, the notion of dying of boredom may not be that unfeasible.
Having made an impressive feature-directing debut with the similarly straightforward ``Trees Lounge'' and honed his, um, criminal chops helming episodes of TV's ``Oz'' and ``Homicide,'' Buscemi gives us a sense of lived-it prison life - not absent the expected predations and sudden outbursts of violence, but rich with the moment-to-moment calculations required just to get through another day without dying of boredom.
At first glance, American Beauty--the critical and commercial hit of the fall and a sure bet for a Best Picture nomination as the DreamWorks production heads into the upcoming Oscar race--is a portrait of a nuclear family in meltdown: Dad, Kevin Spacey, is dissatisfied; Mom, Annette Bening, is meticulous; daughter, Thora Birch, is dying of boredom.