hobby hobby  /ˈhɑ bi/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an auxiliary activity
  2. (n) a child's plaything consisting of an imitation horse mounted on rockers; the child straddles it and pretends to ride
  3. (n) small Old World falcon formerly trained and flown at small birds

Usage(s):

  1. Dutch Sea Captain Jan Drent, now 59, never imagined that learned astronomers would ever take serious note of his lifetime hobby.
  2. For both men, games of chance have been not just a hobby but also a fundamental feature in their development as people and politicians.
  3. Twenty years ago, the video-game business was a niche hobby, so nerdy that nerds were embarrassed to be associated with it.

News

  1. Controller’s audit recovers $800,000 in overcharges at Hobby Airport construction

    The Houston City Controller’s Audit Division has recovered over $800,000 in overcharges and unsupported costs at the Hobby Airport New East Concourse construction project. The Construction Contract Pe
    on June 18, 2013     Source: The Bay Area Citizen

  2. She Takes the Cake

    Like many great business ideas, Cake Ambition started as a hobby. Owner and cake maker Jessica Bouren started out making baked goods for her friends, co-workers and family. Word spread, and requests came pouring in for her increasingly creative cakes. Bouren decided to leave her design job at a major firm in Louisville, Ky., and come back home to Michigan to pursue her cake-making career. When ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Detroit Metro Times

  3. Official RC robotic transformers coming soon?

    (Credit: Hobby Media ) Remember the robotic Transformer shown off by Brave Robotics at last year's Tokyo Maker Faire? It seems the toy caught the eye of official Transformers toy maker Tomy, which is now working with Brave Robotics to create a commercial line, according to Italian hobby news Web site Hobby Media . Tomy, which hit robotic success in the 1980s with its Omnibots line, is seeking to ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: CNET

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Quotes

  1. (AP) - California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger says Ted Kennedy demonstrated that "public service isn't a hobby or even an occupation, but a way of life."
    on Aug 26, 2009 By: Arnold Schwarzenegger Source: 9&10 News

  2. "I think that people who want to take this within 24 hours of the event and make it their political hobby horse to ride ...... I've got nothing but loathing for them," Virginia Gov. Tim Kaine said. "To those who want to try to make this into...
    on Apr 18, 2007 By: Tim Kaine Source: Washington Post

  3. "Building great connected TV experiences is not a hobby for Microsoft," Bach said.
    on Jan 7, 2008 By: Robbie Bach Source: Scientific American

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