American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Slang A woman's breast.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A woman's breast.
- n. A familiar term of address to little boys; bub.
- n. slang alternative spelling of boobie: a woman's breast.
- n. Familiar term of address for a boy; bub; bubba.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. Low A woman's breast.
- n. Bub; -- a term of familiar or affectionate address to a small boy.
- Corruption of brother. (Wiktionary)
- Origin unknown. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“What ended up happening for my bubby was a little different.”
“Linguists aren't sure, but "bubby" may derive from the German "Bübbi" which means 'teat'.”
“paragraph 3, 1st point: "You might want to go back but this time without the Bubby and try to be more objective." is this wit? i'm not sure i get it. for clarity i am very objective. moreover, if my mere presence is enough to distract someone from the food, then the food's not that great. and it's "bubby", not "the bubby".”
“pronounced "bubby," Yiddish for grandmother, Katz lived well into her 90s and resided in”
“The actress, who was so bubby and great on Privileged, is just a big snooze on Gossip Girl.”
“And all the while, you'll laugh hysterically and become tear-glazed, knot-throated, what my Russian bubby used to call "farklempt.”
“Not a fan of the kel tec's but a bubby of mine has the Sig like your dad and I've been looking to pick one up.”
“Having your favorite TV show host on in the background might be nice “Say hi to Dr. Oz, bubby!””
“After the meeting, I went with my mother to babysit the bubby.”
“My brother-in-law was called up as the Yisroel and he made some prayers over the Torah whilst he held the bubby.”
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