(noun, adjective, verb, adverb)


1. On friendly terms; in friendly association.


1. (obsolete) At random; at a venture; hit and miss.


1. (obsolete) A toast made while touching glasses together.

2. A drinking together.

3. An informal chat.

- The three friends had a hobnob outside the bar.


1. rub elbows with

- He hobnobs with the best of society

Definition categories: social, socialise, socialize

Sentences with hobnob as a verb:

- The ambitious young student hobnobbed with the faculty at the prestigious college he hoped to attend.

- His favorite spot in the club was the bar, where he could hobnob with the big-wigs.