Meaning of “hobby” in the English Dictionary

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"hobby" in British English

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hobbynoun [ C ]

uk /ˈhɒb.i/ us /ˈhɑː.bi/

A2 an activity that someone does for pleasure when they are not working:

Angela's hobby is restoring vintage motorcycles.

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(Definition of “hobby” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"hobby" in American English

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hobbynoun [ C ]

us /ˈhɑb·i/

an activity that you do for pleasure when you are not working:

Sonya’s hobbies include traveling, sailing, and reading fiction.

(Definition of “hobby” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"hobby" in Business English

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hobbynoun [ C ]

uk /ˈhɒbi/ us plural hobbies

an activity that someone does for pleasure when they are not working:

It is difficult to claim business losses from what are really hobbies.

(Definition of “hobby” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)