"hob and nob" Definition

  1. to act in concert with another; to lay “heads together;” to touch glasses in drinking; to fraternize in a convivial meeting or merry-making. Originally meaning “foot and head,”—the touching of the top of one glass with the bottom of another, and then reversing the order. Nowadays it means simply to clink glasses together as a salutation before imbibing.

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Position in the dictionary: 1657 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: hob collingwood, hobbadehoy, hobble, hobbled, hobson’s choice, hock-dockies, hocks, hocus, hocus pocus, hodge
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