Hobby

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Hobby Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


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

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • an auxiliary activity ,
  • a child's plaything consisting of an imitation horse mounted on rockers; the child straddles it and pretends to ride ,
  • small Old World falcon formerly trained and flown at small birds

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Hobby Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


A hobby is a leisure activity that people do for fun or recreation. People do it because they like it.

Some people do arts and crafts. They make clothing or decorations with their hands. Some popular arts and crafts that involve textiles or fabrics include crocheting, sewing (making clothing), embroidery (e.g.,cross stitch, needlepoint, crewel and satin stitch, etc.), knitting, and quilting.



'Hobby' example sentence in quotations


* A hobby a day keeps the doldrums away. - Phyllis Mcginley

* My only hobby is laziness, which naturally rules out all others. - Granni Nazzano


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Hobby Sample Sentences in News


  • Hobby Lobby leader plans Bible museum
    WASHINGTON – Steve Green is standing in the basement of the eight-story Bible museum he’s building in Washington. Read more on this news related to 'Hobby'
  • Hobby as career? Maybe, but not so fast
    Hobbies can be expensive and take up a lot of time. So why not turn a hobby into a business? Plenty of reasons. Read more on this news related to 'Hobby'
  • Hobby Lobby ruling cripples child labor law enforcement
    The latest in the string of extended consequences (predicted by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg ) in the Hobby Lobby ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court: The decision has been cited by a Utah federal judge who said its religion protection shields a fundamentalist Mormon from questions in a child labor investigation. The Sept. 11 decision by U.S. District Court Judge Davi Read more on this news related to 'Hobby'

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