Definition of 'hob'
- (folklore) a small grotesque supernatural creature that makes trouble for human beings
Synonyms: goblin hobgoblin
- (folklore) fairies that are somewhat mischievous
Synonyms: elf gremlin pixie pixy brownie imp
- a hard steel edge tool used to cut gears
- a shelf beside an open fire where something can be kept warm
- cut with a hob