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hob

noun

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  1. playful, reckless behavior that is not intended to cause serious harm <our indoor Frisbee game—my dog's and mine—played hob with a couple of lamps and a vase> Synonyms devilishness, devilment, devilry (or deviltry), diablerie, espièglerie, mischief, impishness, knavery, mischievousness, rascality, roguery, roguishness, shenanigan(s), waggery, waggishness, wickednessRelated Words diabolicalness, misbehavior, misconduct, naughtiness, troublemaking; buffoonery, friskiness, playfulness, sportiveness; chicanery, trickery; goings-on, hanky-panky, high jinks (also hijinks), monkey business, monkeying, monkeyshine(s), skylarking, tomfoolery; horseplay, roughhousing; antic, caper, dido, practical joke, trick; aggravation, annoyance, exasperation, irritationNear Antonyms gravitas, gravity, seriousness, solemnity, solemnness




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