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1.
Messing around, hanging out; especially with snobbish people
Hob-knobbing is how socialites spend their days.
by Hildasuz December 23, 2006
 
2.
Socialising with a large group of people, who generally are above your station.
My fiancee is over there, hobknobbing with the local dignitaries.
by McNugget09 July 31, 2009
 
3.
To neglect clinical rounding responsibilities in order to go hang out with rich doctors.
Why isn't Mike rounding? Oh he's hob-knobbing at a conference to get a free $100 gift certificate.
by Jorge Sanchez VIII March 19, 2014
 
4.
When an England national team looks set for victory and still manages to lose.
England look in a very comfortable position here, should be an easy win (an indefinite period of time in the future) Wow, yet again England have managed to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory - hobknobbing at its finest
by RiceySpicey March 21, 2011