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Meaning of “hobnob” in the English Dictionary

"hobnob" in British English

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hobnobverb [I]

uk   /ˈhɒb.nɒb/  us   /ˈhɑːb.nɑːb/ (-bb-) informal disapproving
(Definition of hobnob from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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hobnobverb [I always + adv/prep]

 us   /ˈhɑb·nɑb/ (-bb-)
to ​spendtime being ​friendly with someone who is ​important or ​famous: She often gets her ​picture in the ​papers, hobnobbing with the ​rich and ​famous.
(Definition of hobnob from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “hobnob”
in Chinese (Simplified) (与要人或名人)亲近,过从甚密…
in Chinese (Traditional) (與要人或名人)親近,過從甚密…
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