hobnobbed hobnobbed

Definition(s):

  • (v) rub elbows with

Usage(s):

  1. He played one onstage with Pink Floyd, hobnobbed with various Beatles and had Procul Harum play parties in his North London home anything to avoid writing.
  2. Nicolas Nabokov, 74, composer, author and witty raconteur who hobnobbed with the top musicians of his generation; of a heart attack; in Manhattan.
  3. At the same time, he has hobnobbed with leaders of capitalist nations at G-8 meetings and pressured North Korea to surrender its nuclear-weapons program.

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  1. "If anyone knew anything about Gavin Newsom before, it was that he was a pretty boy who could have hobnobbed with the Gettys at the Black and White Ball," Hines said. "Now he's looking more typically San Francisco. It's a real mixed...
    on Feb 28, 2004 By: Cragg Hines Source: San Francisco Chronicle

  2. "Everybody in the political world and beyond knew his voice so well, but he never really hobnobbed or walked the boards around Westminster," added Culture Secretary Tessa Jowell. "He never really developed his own celebrity and he always felt...
    on Nov 23, 2006 By: Tessa Jowell Source: BBC News

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