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vulgar slang A male with naturally red hair. (A reference to his pubic hair, where "knob" is vulgar slang for the penis). Primarily heard in UK, Ireland.
hobnob with (someone)
To interact with someone, typically someone who has more power, fame, or success than oneself. I can't hobnob with those ladies—they're executives at the biggest company in town!
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dated A rounded knob mounted to the steering wheel of an automobile so that it may be steered with one hand. So called because the driver (typically male) is able to place his arm around his girlfriend or wife. My grandfather gave me his old Cadillac, which still had the necker's knob on the wheel from when he first started courting my grandmother.
See also: knob
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.
- be (not) a patch on
- accompany (one) on a/(one's) journey
- accompany on a journey
- a stranger to (someone or something)
- be out of (one's) league
- be out of somebody's league
- be in bad with (someone)
- (one's) heart goes out to (someone)
- (one) puts (one's) pants on one leg at a time
- bargain for (someone or something) with (someone)