Pronunciation: (gō'bī"),[key] —n.Informal. a going by without notice; an intentional passing by; snub: to give one the go-by.
Pronunciation: (gō'bē),[key] —n., —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.