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English definition of “hobbyhorse”

hobbyhorse

noun [C] uk   /ˈhɒb.i.hɔːs/ us    /ˈhɑː.bi.hɔːrs/

hobbyhorse noun [C] (SUBJECT)

a subject that someone often talks about, usually for a long time: Don't mention tax or Bernard'll get on his hobbyhorse again.Continually thinking about

hobbyhorse noun [C] (TOY)

a toy made from a long stick with a shape like a horse's head at one end, which a child can pretend to rideToys and dolls
(Definition of hobbyhorse from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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