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  • v. Present participle of hobnob.


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  • Speaking from his East London office, Heath told Sapa he rejected both the blackmail and "hobnobbing" claims.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • "If this is 'hobnobbing' so be it," she said on the radio show, on which she appeared with Ngonyama and the Democratic Alliance's MP

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • He's a natural "hobnobbing" on the campaign trail.

    Universal Hub

  • He said communal forces were again trying to vitiate the communal atmosphere in the state and attributed it to "hobnobbing" between Congress and ruling BSP in the state.

    Daily News & Analysis

  • Before they had rounded the first half-century of their existence as a nation they had sunk so low in the scale of morality that it was considered nothing discreditable to take the hand and even visit the house of a man who had grown rich by means notoriously corrupt and dishonorable; and Harley declares that even the editors and writers of newspapers, after fiercely assailing such men in their journals, would be seen "hobnobbing" with them in public places.

    The Collected Works of Ambrose Bierce, Volume 1

  • Whether he's in the middle of the Vietnam war, hobnobbing with celebrities or politicians, or finding himself all over the globe, Forrest doesn't miss much.

    Helen Davey: Tales Of Pan Am: A 'Forrest Gump' Life

  • Ms Mone has recently been spotted hobnobbing at various celebrity events with the likes of Shane Richie and Gavin Henson, apparently with no loaded firearm trained at her head.

    Downton Abbey's just the opiate of the middle classes | Barbara Ellen

  • After hobnobbing with Mr. Durbin, Mr. Equale shared his conclusions about the debit-card legislation with hedge funds including Perry Capital and Jana Partners.

    Hedge Funds Pay Top Dollar for Washington Intelligence

  • My brother and I knew Winnie, Eeyore and Piglet as well as we knew one another; and when not frolicking with them, we spent our time hobnobbing with Tom Brown and Mary Poppins.

    Nostalgic for Nursery Pudding

  • There are two rules to observe when hobnobbing with Objectivists.

    Among the Objectivists


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  • a friendly, informal chat.

    February 12, 2010