hobby

  • 1 hobby — hobby …

    Dictionnaire des rimes

  • 2 hobby — [ ɔbi ] n. m. • 1815, répandu mil. XXe; mot angl. hobby (horse) « dada » ♦ Anglic. Passe temps, loisirs favoris (cf. Violon d Ingres). Des hobbys ou des hobbies. ⊗ HOM. Obi. ⇒HOBBY, subst. masc. Activité favorite à laquelle on se livre durant ses …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 3 *hobby — ● hobby, hobbies ou hobbys nom masculin (anglais hobby, dada) Passe temps favori servant de dérivatif aux occupations habituelles ; violon d Ingres. ● hobby, hobbies ou hobbys (difficultés) nom masculin (anglais hobby, dada) Orthographe …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 4 Hobby — Sn std. (20. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus ne. hobby (horse), dessen Ursprung nicht mit letzter Sicherheit geklärt ist. Es bedeutet ursprünglich (13. Jh.) ein kleines Pferdchen, später die Nachbildung eines solchen aus Holz usw. Das Bild vom… …

    Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • 5 hobby — HÓBBY, hobbyuri, s.n. (Englezism) Ocupaţie favorită a cuiva în afara profesiunii. [Scris şi: hoby. – pr.: hobi] – Din engl., fr. hobby. Trimis de gall, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  HOBBY [pr.: hóbi] hobbyuri n. Ocupaţie, îndeletnicire plăcută în… …

    Dicționar Român

  • 6 hobby — {{/stl 13}}{{stl 7}}[wym. hobbi a. hobby] {{/stl 7}}{{stl 8}}rz. n ndm {{/stl 8}}{{stl 7}} aktywność prowadzona poza pracą zawodową, sprawiająca komuś przyjemność; zainteresowania, którym poświęca się wolny czas; konik, pasja : {{/stl 7}}{{stl… …

    Langenscheidt Polski wyjaśnień

  • 7 hobby — in the sense ‘pastime’ is short for hobbyhorse. This originated in the 16th century as a term for the figure of a horse used in morris dances: the element hobby, used since the 14th century for a ‘small horse’, was derived from Hob, a pet form of …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 8 hobby — in the sense ‘pastime’ is short for hobbyhorse. This originated in the 16th century as a term for the figure of a horse used in morris dances: the element hobby, used since the 14th century for a ‘small horse’, was derived from Hob, a pet form of …

    Word origins

  • 9 Hobby — Hob by, n.; pl. {Hobbies}. [OE. hobi; cf. OF. hobe, hob[ e], F. hobereau a hobby, a species of falcon. OF. hober to move, stir. Cf. {Hobby} a horse.] (Zo[ o]l.) A small, strong winged European falcon ({Falco subbuteo}), formerly trained for… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 10 Hobby — Hob by, Hobbyhorse Hob by*horse , n. [OE. hobin a nag, OF. hobin hobby; cf. hober to stir, move; prob. of German or Scand. origin; cf. Dan. hoppe a mare, dial. Sw. hoppa; perh. akin to E. hop to jump.] 1. A strong, active horse, of a middle size …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 11 hobby — Hob by, Hobbyhorse Hob by*horse , n. [OE. hobin a nag, OF. hobin hobby; cf. hober to stir, move; prob. of German or Scand. origin; cf. Dan. hoppe a mare, dial. Sw. hoppa; perh. akin to E. hop to jump.] 1. A strong, active horse, of a middle size …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 12 hobby — (n.) late 13c., hobyn, small horse, pony, later mock horse used in the morris dance, and c.1550 child s toy riding horse, which led to hobby horse in a transferred sense of favorite pastime or avocation, first recorded 1670s, shortened to hobby… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 13 hobby — (plural hobbies; del inglés; pronunciamos jobi ) sustantivo masculino 1. Afición favorita para entretenerse en los ratos libres: Mi hobby es la lectura. ¿Cuál es tu hobby? …

    Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • 14 hobby — hobby1 [häb′ē] n. pl. hobbies [ME hobi < hobin, dim. of Robert, ROBERT1] 1. Archaic a medium sized, vigorous horse 2. HOBBYHORSE 3. [< HOBBY1 sense 2 …

    English World dictionary

  • 15 hobby — /ˈɔbbi, ingl. ˈhHbɪ/ [vc. ingl., abbr. di hobby horse, in origine «cavallo della giostra»] s. m. inv. svago, diletto, piacere, divertimento, passatempo □ mania, pallino …

    Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • 16 Hobby — Hobby: Das Wort für »Steckenpferd, Liebhaberei« wurde im 20. Jh. aus gleichbed. engl. hobby entlehnt, dessen weitere Herkunft unklar ist …

    Das Herkunftswörterbuch

  • 17 hobby — ► NOUN (pl. hobbies) 1) an activity followed regularly for pleasure. 2) historical a very early type of bicycle propelled by the pressure of the rider s feet against the ground. ORIGIN originally in the sense «small horse», later «toy horse or… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 18 hobby — n. An activity engaged in for pleasure during leisure time, not done for profit. The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008 …

    Law dictionary

  • 19 hobby — UK US /ˈhɒbi/ noun [C] (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 …

    Financial and business terms

  • 20 hobby — / hɒbi/, it. / ɔb:i/ s. ingl. [in origine, ipocoristico fam. del nome proprio Robin, con cui si designò una specie di cavalluccio di legno] (pl. invar. o hobbies ), usato in ital. al masch. [attività a cui ci si dedica nelle ore libere]… …

    Enciclopedia Italiana