noun, plural hob·bies.
Words nearby hobby
Idioms for hobby
Origin of hobby1
OTHER WORDS FROM hobbyhob·by·ist, nounhob·by·less, adjective
Examples from the Web for hobbyist
So why is one considered fine art and the other the harmless pastime of a hobbyist?
Dan's index finger failed to reach the trigger, for a guardian machine gun removed the hobbyist's head in a short efficient burst.
Glaring down at the hobbyist, Stonecypher gripped the staff and rotated thick wrists outward.
The moment you become a tradesman you cease to be a hobbyist.In the Name of the Bodleian and Other Essays|Augustine Birrell