HyperDic: hobby

English > 3 senses of the word hobby:
NOUNacthobby, avocation, by-line, pursuit, sideline, spare-time activityan auxiliary activity
artifacthobby, hobbyhorse, rocking horsea child's plaything consisting of an imitation horse mounted on rockers
animalhobby, Falco subbuteosmall Old World falcon formerly trained and flown at small birds
hobby > pronunciation
Soundshhaa'biy
Rhymesab / Ab / AB ... zombie: 62 rhymes with biy...
English > hobby: 3 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningAn auxiliary activity.
Synonymsavocation, by-line, pursuit, sideline, spare-time activity
Narrowerspeleology, spelaeologyThe pastime of exploring caves
Broaderpastime, interest, pursuitA diversion that occupies one's time and thoughts (usually pleasantly)
Spanishafición, hobby, pasatiempo
Catalanafició, hobby
Nounshobbyista person who pursues an activity in their spare time for pleasure
English > hobby: 3 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA child's plaything consisting of an imitation horse mounted on rockers; the child straddles it and pretends to ride.
Synonymshobbyhorse, rocking horse
PartsrockerA curved support that permits the supported object to rock to and fro
Broaderplaything, toyAn artifact designed to be played with
Spanishcaballito, caballo de juguete
Catalancavall de cartró, cavall de joguina
English > hobby: 3 senses > noun 3, animal
Meaningsmall Old World falcon formerly trained and flown at small birds.
SynonymFalco subbuteo
Member ofFalco, genus FalcoA genus of Falconidae
Broaderfalcondiurnal birds of prey having long pointed powerful wings adapted for swift flight
Spanishalcotán
Catalanfalcó mostatxut, Falco subbuteo

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