Pronunciation: (gō'bī"), [key]
a going by without notice; an intentional passing by; snub: to give one the go-by.
Pronunciation: (gō'bē), [key]
—pl. (esp. collectively) -by, (esp. referring to two or more kinds or species) -bies.
1. any small marine or freshwater fish of the family Gobiidae, often having the pelvic fins united to form a suctorial disk.
2. any fish of the closely related family Eleotridae, having the pelvic fins separate.
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