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1. hobby

noun. ['ˈhɑːbi'] an auxiliary activity.

Synonyms

  • speleology
  • spare-time activity
  • spelaeology
  • pastime
  • avocation
  • by-line
  • pursuit
  • interest

Antonyms

  • bore
  • uninteresting
  • interesting
  • powerlessness

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Words that Rhyme with Hobby

  • kohlrabi
  • chalabi
  • swaby
  • stobie
  • snobby
  • scobie
  • scobee
  • blobby
  • robby
  • robbie
  • rabi
  • nabi
  • lobby
  • knobby
  • kabi
  • hobbie
  • dobie
  • dobey
  • dobbie
  • dhabi
  • bobby
  • bobbie
  • bobbi

Example sentences of the word hobby


1. Noun, singular or mass
A carved candle business is a great way to turn an artistic hobby into a business you enjoy.

Quotes containing the word hobby


1. I've never really had a hobby, unless you count art, which the IRS once told me I had to declare as a hobby since I hadn't made money with it.
- Laurie Anderson

2. Book collecting is an obsession, an occupation, a disease, an addiction, a fascination, an absurdity, a fate. It is not a hobby. Those who do it must do it.
- Jeanette Winterson

3. Book collecting is an obsession, an occupation, a disease, an addiction, a fascination, an absurdity, a fate. It is not a hobby. Those who do it must do it. Those who do not do it, think of it as a cousin of stamp collecting, a sister of the trophy cabinet, bastard of a sound bank account and a weak mind.
- Jeanette Winterson

2. hobby

noun. ['ˈhɑːbi'] a child's plaything consisting of an imitation horse mounted on rockers; the child straddles it and pretends to ride.

Synonyms

  • rocking horse
  • plaything
  • toy
  • rocker

3. hobby

noun. ['ˈhɑːbi'] small Old World falcon formerly trained and flown at small birds.

Synonyms

  • Falco subbuteo
  • falcon
  • genus Falco

Antonyms

  • natural object
  • refrain
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