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hobby

play
noun hob·by \ˈhä-bē\

Definition of hobby

plural hobbies

  1. :  a small Old World falcon (Falco subbuteo) that is dark blue above and white below with dark streaking on the breast



Origin of hobby

Middle English hoby, from Anglo-French hobel, hobé


First Known Use: 15th century

Rhymes with hobby


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hobby

noun hob·by

Definition of hobby

plural hobbies

  1. :  a pursuit outside one's regular occupation engaged in especially for relaxation

hob·by·ist play \-bē-ist\ noun


Origin of hobby

short for hobbyhorse


First Known Use: 1816



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