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  ( hobnobs    3rd person present)   ( hobnobbing    present participle)   ( hobnobbed    past tense & past participle  ) If you disapprove of the way in which someone is spending a lot of time with a group of people, especially rich and powerful people, you can say that he or she is hobnobbingwith them.  
INFORMAL      verb  
This gave Bill an opportunity to hobnob with the company's president, board chairman, and leading executives.      V with n, Also V  
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associate, consort, fraternize, hang about, hang out     (informal)   keep company, mingle, mix, socialize  

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hobo, hob, hobby, honor

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