What does hobbledehoy mean?

Definitions for hobbledehoyˈhɒb əl diˌhɔɪ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hobbledehoy(noun)

    an awkward bad-mannered adolescent boy


  1. hobbledehoy(Noun)

    An awkward adolescent boy.

    All the men, boys, and hobbledehoys attached to the farm. uE000296597uE001 Dickens.

  2. Origin: From . Compare English dialect hobbledygee with a limping movement; also hobereau, a country squire, English hobby, and hoi today; perhaps the original sense was "an upstart of today".

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hobbledehoy(noun)

    alt. of Hobbletehoy

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Hobbledehoy

    hob′l-de-hoi′, n. an awkward youth, a stripling, neither man nor boy.—adj. Hobbledehoy′ish.—n. Hobbledehoy′ism. [Prob. conn. with hobble, referring to awkward gait.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of hobbledehoy in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hobbledehoy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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  • [[неуклюжий]] [[подросток]]Russian
  • yeni yetme, toy ergen, yeniyetmeTurkish

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