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Definition 1: a child's plaything consisting of an imitation horse mounted on rockers; the child straddles it and pretends to ride - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for hobbyhorse in the sense of this definition

(hobbyhorse is a kind of ...) an artifact designed to be played with

(hobbyhorse is a part of ...) a curved support that permits the supported object to rock to and fro

Definition 2: a topic to which one constantly reverts - [noun denoting cognition]

Samples where hobbyhorse or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • don't get him started on his hobbyhorse

(hobbyhorse is a kind of ...) an idea that preoccupies the mind and holds the attention

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