Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun hobby

3 senses of hobby

Sense 1
avocation, by-line, hobby, pursuit, sideline, spare-time activity -- (an auxiliary activity)
       => pastime, interest, pursuit -- (a diversion that occupies one's time and thoughts (usually pleasantly); "sailing is her favorite pastime"; "his main pastime is gambling"; "he counts reading among his interests"; "they criticized the boy for his limited pursuits")

Sense 2
hobby, hobbyhorse, rocking horse -- (a child's plaything consisting of an imitation horse mounted on rockers; the child straddles it and pretends to ride)
       => plaything, toy -- (an artifact designed to be played with)

Sense 3
hobby, Falco subbuteo -- (small Old World falcon formerly trained and flown at small birds)
       => falcon -- (diurnal birds of prey having long pointed powerful wings adapted for swift flight)

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