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Hobby vs. Sports

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Hobbynoun

An activity that one enjoys doing in one's spare time.

‘I like to collect stamps from different countries as a hobby.’;

Sportsverb

To participate in sports; typically used by a person with little interest in the subject to derisively elide details of the activity in question.

Hobbynoun

(horses) An extinct breed of horse native to the British Isles, also known as the Irish Hobby

Hobbynoun

Any of four species of small falcons in the genus Falco, especially Falco subbuteo.

Hobbynoun

A small, strong-winged European falcon (Falco subbuteo), formerly trained for hawking.

Hobbynoun

A strong, active horse, of a middle size, said to have been originally from Ireland; an ambling nag.

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Hobbynoun

A stick, often with the head or figure of a horse, on which boys make believe to ride.

Hobbynoun

A subject or plan upon which one is constantly setting off; a favorite and ever-recurring theme of discourse, thought, or effort; that which occupies one's attention unduly, or to the weariness of others; a ruling passion.

‘Not one of them has any hobbyhorse, to use the phrase of Sterne.’;

Hobbynoun

an auxiliary activity

Hobbynoun

a child's plaything consisting of an imitation horse mounted on rockers; the child straddles it and pretends to ride

Hobbynoun

small Old World falcon formerly trained and flown at small birds

Hobbynoun

an activity done regularly in one's leisure time for pleasure

‘her hobbies are reading and gardening’;

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Hobbynoun

a small horse or pony.

Hobbynoun

an early type of bicycle without pedals, propelled by pushing the feet against the ground.

Hobbynoun

a migratory Old World falcon with long, narrow wings, catching dragonflies and birds on the wing.

Hobby

A hobby is considered to be a regular activity that is done for enjoyment, typically during one's leisure time. Hobbies include collecting themed items and objects, engaging in creative and artistic pursuits, playing sports, or pursuing other amusements.

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