hob : Definition, Usages, News and More

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  • n  (folklore) a small grotesque supernatural creature that makes trouble for human beings
  • n  (folklore) fairies that are somewhat mischievous
  • n  a hard steel edge tool used to cut gears
  • n  a shelf beside an open fire where something can be kept warm
  • v  cut with a hob

  • But the current televised spectacle of kaffiyeh-wearing rebels playing hob with the Israeli army gives the scarves an odd, often ironic resonance when they are worn in the West.
  • The orders would also play hob with West Coast agriculture.
  • He preferred chatting with the extras to hob nobbing with actors and directors.
News & Articles


  • Roy Barnes in BusinessWeek
    While the bright lights of Hollywood and red carpets at the Oscars appeal to some candidates, the people of Georgia don't need to find out about that hob-knobbing from a lawsuit,Barnes said.
  • Sid Waddell in guardian.co.uk
    Sit back, get the Hob Nobs, and make sure the three ducks are fixed to the wall,said Sid.
  • Reggie Jackson in Motorsport.com
    In my lifetime I've played in six World Series, hob-knobbed with movie stars and been a part of the excitement of New York and the Yankees,said Jackson. "With all that, it's hard to get excited over many things. But being behind the wheel...

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