hobbyhorse definition

  • noun:
    • a young child's driving doll that comes with an extended stick with an imitation horse's head-on one end.
    • See rocking horse.
    • A figure of a horse used connected to the waist of a mummer, as in a morris dance.
    • people wearing these types of a figure.
    • a popular pastime.
    • a subject that one usually introduces or dwells on; a fixation.
    • Alternative spelling of hobby-horse.
    • a subject to which one continuously reverts
    • a kid's plaything comprising an imitation horse mounted on rockers; the child straddles it and pretends to ride

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