Meaning of hobbyhorse

hob•by•horse

Pronunciation: (hob'ē-hôrs"), [key]
— n.
  1. a stick with a horse's head, or a rocking horse, ridden by children.
  2. a figure of a horse, attached at the waist of a performer in a morris dance, pantomime, etc.
  3. a pet idea or project.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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