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Definition of "hobnob" []

  • To associate familiarly: hobnobs with the executives. (verb-intransitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "hobnob" in a sentence
  • "(The nature of the social ceremony named the "hobnob" is not now understood, but it is known that it was a sign of amity and favor.)"
  • "Every three years, ANF members hobnob with other noble associations from around Europe at a convention organized by the Commission of Information and Liaison of the Noble Associations of Europe."
  • "Mr. Silver, a 67-year-old Manhattan attorney, had flown down to Puerto Rico to hobnob with lawmakers at the annual political conference, Somos El Futuro."