Definition of Hobnob

1. Verb. Rub elbows with. "He hobnobs with the best of society"

Generic synonyms: Socialise, Socialize

Definition of Hobnob

1. adv. Have or have not; -- a familiar invitation to reciprocal drinking.

2. v. i. To drink familiarly (with another).

3. n. Familiar, social intercourse.

Definition of Hobnob

1. Noun. An informal chat. ¹

2. Verb. To associate in a friendly manner with. Generally has a connotation of associating with people of a higher class or status. ¹

3. Verb. To drink together. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hobnob

1. to associate in a friendly way [v -NOBBED, -NOBBING, -NOBS]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hobnob

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Literary usage of Hobnob

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1. Outing (1892)
"We would hobnob by the frolicsome flames until the very echoes became jocose and laughed aloud. Unable to reproduce the raciness of our camp palaver, ..."

2. Feminism, Its Fallacies and Follies by John Martin, Prestonia Mann Martin (1916)
"But women cannot hobnob with candidates in saloons, or hotel lobbies, ... They cannot hobnob with men at all. To vote intelligently under our system and in ..."

3. Feminism, Its Fallacies and Follies by John Martin, Prestonia Mann Martin (1916)
"But women cannot hobnob with candidates in saloons, or hotel lobbies, ... They cannot hobnob with men at all. To vote intelligently under our system and in ..."

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