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synonyms for hobby

  • amusement
  • art
  • avocation
  • craft
  • diversion
  • fad
  • fun
  • obsession
  • specialty
  • sport
  • bag
  • craze
  • distraction
  • fancy
  • game
  • interest
  • kick
  • occupation
  • play
  • quest
  • relaxation
  • schtick
  • shot
  • sideline
  • thing
  • vagary
  • weakness
  • whim
  • whimsy
  • divertissement
  • favorite occupation
  • labor of love
  • leisure activity
  • leisure pursuit
  • pet topic
See also synonyms for: hobbies / hobbyist
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antonyms for hobby

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  • entertainment
  • vocation
  • work
  • boredom
  • dislike
  • hate
  • profession
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To come up with an experimental platform that might provide some answers, Irvine drew on one of his hobbies.
AN UNEXPECTED TWIST LIGHTS UP THE SECRETS OF TURBULENCEDAVID H. FREEDMANSEPTEMBER 3, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
It’s not the hobby, it’s the people who do the hobby who make the tribe.
WHY DO WE MISS THE RITUALS PUT ON HOLD BY THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC?SUJATA GUPTAAUGUST 14, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
When asked about her hobbies outside of politics, she immediately mentions spending time with her kids, although she laughs uproariously while adding that “it’s sometimes hard to make time, which makes me probably like every other mom ever.”
FROM SOCCER-MOM AUDITOR TO MISSOURI GOVERNOR?NICK FOURIEZOSAUGUST 6, 2020OZY
Since coronavirus upended consumer behavior — people’s life, hobbies, what they care about, who they are with, is all in flux — advertisers are groping for information on new and existing audiences.
REDUCING COOKIE RELIANCE, THE TELEGRAPH ROLLS OUT WAYS TO SHARE DATA DIRECTLY WITH ADVERTISERSLUCINDA SOUTHERNJULY 8, 2020DIGIDAY
My other hobby is that in the spring of 2019 I got into weightlifting, which is not a sentence that I ever expected myself to say.
WEIGHT LIFTING IS THIS PLANETARY SCIENTIST’S PASTIMEBRYN NELSONMARCH 10, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
A strenuous worker, Mr. Johnstone, like most men who have no hobby, did not long survive his retirement from active business life.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
The old fellow used to frequent the Quarter in summer, years ago—it was his hobby.
THE REAL LATIN QUARTERF. BERKELEY SMITH
Hobby horses gaily prancing, Bats and Bowls and Maypole dancing.
A HUMOROUS HISTORY OF ENGLANDC. HARRISON
"The Army's rotten for want of service," grumbled Williams, following out his own pet hobby.
THE WAY OF A MANEMERSON HOUGH
Spiders at present are his hobby, and the note-book is filling up with columns of small figures.
DRACULABRAM STOKER
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WORDS RELATED TO HOBBY

  • acts
  • avocations
  • bags
  • ballgames
  • bits
  • deeds
  • endeavors
  • enterprises
  • entertainments
  • games
  • hobbies
  • jobs
  • labors
  • occupations
  • pastimes
  • projects
  • rackets
  • scenes
  • schemes
  • stunts
  • tasks
  • trips
  • undertakings
  • ventures
  • works
  • zoos
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.