Another is that it refers to a popular sergeant from the 1860s called Bill Smith, or Old Bill.
What does OB stand for?
OB stands for Old Bill (UK police)
This definition appears very frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
- Slang/chat, popular culture
See other definitions of OB
We have 18 other meanings of OB in our Acronym Attic
- Official Business
- Ogre Battle (game)
- Oh Baby
- Ohne Befund (German: Results Negative)
- Ohne Binde (German: without a pad; tampon brand)
- Oingo Boingo (band)
- Old Babylonian
- Old Bastard
- Old Bedfordian (Bedford School, UK)
Samples in periodicals archive:
Old Bill removed the pipe from his mouth, looked critically at the bowl, and blew a smoke screen in my direction.
uk POLICE IN THE PAST Archive pictures of how the Old Bill used to operate in Brum - go to www.
Alterations to a cinema in Gosforth revealed this treasure trove of old bills and posters .