Definition of Hobnobs

1. Verb. (third-person singular of hobnob) ¹



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Definition of Hobnobs

1. hobnob [v] - See also: hobnob

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hobnobs

hoblins
hobnail
hobnail boot
hobnail cells
hobnail liver
hobnail tongue
hobnailed
hobnailing
hobnails
hobnobbed
hobnobber
hobnobbers
hobnobbing
hobnobby
hobnobs (current term)
hobo
hobo bag
hobo bags
hobo camp
hobo jungle
hobo spider
hobodom
hobodoms
hoboe
hoboed
hoboes
hoboglyph
hobohemia
hobohemian

Literary usage of Hobnobs

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1. Public Papers of George Clinton, First Governor of New York, 1777-1795, 1801 by George Clinton, New York (State). Governor, 1801-1804 (George Clinton), Hugh Hastings, James Austin Holden, New York (State). State Historian (1900)
"I have the Honor to be Your most Obed't Serv't [GC] Worshipful John Barclay Esqr. [No. 1297.] Colonel Graham hobnobs with Tories. ..."

2. The Struggle of '72: The Issues and Candidates of the Present Political Campaign by Everett Chamberlin (1872)
"Thorning Lincoln—The Cleveland Convention—" Anybody to Beat Lincoln"—Greeley Winks at the Movement—The Niagara Falls Affair—Greeley hobnobs with Bogus Rebel ..."

3. The Complete Works by John Ruskin (1894)
"... who has managed to get his cup filled somehow, also—by a charitable lacquey. St. Martin turns his back on the Empress, and hobnobs with him! ..."

4. St. Nicholas by Mary Mapes Dodge (1916)
"iind George Adu. sj.ys that "Riley is the only one who hobnobs with the LL.D. and the hirm hand at the same moment." And now, to-day, President Wilson say ..."

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