hobnob

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Englisch - Englisch
To drink together
To associate in a friendly manner with. Generally has a connotation of associating with people of a higher class or status

We are Sanctified Brethren, whom God has chosen to place in Lake Wobegon, Minnesota, a town of about twelve hundred in the center of the state, populated by German Catholics and Norwegian Lutherans, whom Scripture tells us to keep clear of, holding fast to the Principle of Separation , which is not such a big problem for my people, because we are standoffish by nature and not given to hobnobbing with strangers. Separation is the exact right Principle for us.

An informal chat

The three friends had a hobnob outside the bar.

{f} associate with, spend time with
rub elbows with; "He hobnobs with the best of society
Have or have not; a familiar invitation to reciprocal drinking
rub elbows with; "He hobnobs with the best of society"
To associate familiarly; to be on intimate terms
At random; hit or miss
) To drink familiarly (with another)
Obs
Familiar, social intercourse
disapproval 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 hobnobbing with them. This gave Bill an opportunity to hobnob with the company's president, board chairman, and leading executives. to spend time talking to people who are in a higher social position than you hobnob with (drink hobnob (18-19 centuries), from habnab (16-19 centuries), probably from habban and nabban )
hobnobbed
past of hobnob
hobnobbing
present participle of hobnob
hobnobs
third-person singular of hobnob
hobnob
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