Definition of Hobnobbed

1. Verb. (past of hobnob) ¹



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Definition of Hobnobbed

1. hobnob [v] - See also: hobnob

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hobnobbed

hobjob
hobjobbed
hobjobs
hoblike
hoblin
hoblins
hobnail
hobnail boot
hobnail cells
hobnail liver
hobnail tongue
hobnailed
hobnailing
hobnails
hobnobbed (current term)
hobnobber
hobnobbers
hobnobbing
hobnobby
hobnobs
hobo
hobo bag
hobo bags
hobo camp
hobo jungle
hobo spider
hobodom
hobodoms
hoboe

Literary usage of Hobnobbed

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1. Literary News by L. Pylodet, Augusta Harriet (Garrigue) Leypoldt (1894)
"... and the mild vanity of one who has hobnobbed with greatness, under changing conditions, Pasquier speaks of his virtuous refusal to take the title of ..."

2. Annals of the Irish Harpers by Charlotte Milligan Fox (1912)
"While dinner was going on I was hobnobbed by nearly every gentleman present. When Lord Kenmare hobnobbed me he was pleased to say," O'Neill, you should be ..."

3. Mother Earth: A Sentimental Comedy by Frances Forbes-Robertson Harrod (1902)
"She stooped down and helped him put away the books, and they hobnobbed over them like two wise librarians. ..."

4. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1898)
"Quartz crystals and other showy but not very valuable minerals hobnobbed with skeletons, one of which, at least, must have been very useful, ..."

5. The Confessions of an English Opium-eater by Thomas De Quincey (1913)
"Like De Quincey, the author of 'Lavengro' (George Borrow) suffered much misery in London; like him he travelled on foot through rural England and hobnobbed ..."

6. Publications by Bostonian Society (1906)
"It was an occasion when the crime de la creme of Boston hobnobbed with royalty. During 1842 two notable banquets were held in the Hall: the first, ..."

7. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1898)
"Quartz crystals and other showy but not very valuable minerals hobnobbed with skeletons, one of which, at least, must have been very useful, ..."

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