hobbyhorse

Primary Meanings of hobbyhorse

1.
n
a child's plaything consisting of an imitation horse mounted on rockers; the child straddles it and pretends to ride
2.
n
a topic to which one constantly reverts
Full Definitions of hobbyhorse
1

n a child's plaything consisting of an imitation horse mounted on rockers; the child straddles it and pretends to ride

Synonyms:
hobby, rocking horse
Type of:
plaything, toy
an artifact designed to be played with
2

n a topic to which one constantly reverts

“don't get him started on his hobbyhorse
Type of:
preoccupation
an idea that preoccupies the mind and holds the attention

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