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hobbyhorse

Definitions of hobbyhorse
  1. noun
    a child's plaything consisting of an imitation horse mounted on rockers; the child straddles it and pretends to ride
    synonyms: hobby, rocking horse
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    type of:
    plaything, toy
    an artifact designed to be played with
  2. noun
    a topic to which one constantly reverts
    “don't get him started on his hobbyhorse
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    type of:
    preoccupation
    an idea that preoccupies the mind and holds the attention
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