Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Informal A husband.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Full of hubs or protuberances.
  • n. husband

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Full of hubs or protuberances.
  • n. Husband.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Full of hubs or inequalities; hubbly: as, a hubby road.
  • n. ; pl. hubbies (-iz). A vulgar contraction of husband.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a married man; a woman's partner in marriage

Etymologies

Alteration of husband.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Diminutive of husband with -y. (Wiktionary)
hub +‎ -y (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • I admit my hubby is a bigger fan than I am, but this movie was indeed a gem.

    Best. Movie. Ever. « Bored Mommy

  • But she forgets to mention that it wasn't George Bush who was in the key position to stop it - it was Bill Clinton. oooops Hillary better get the facts, your hubby is the reason these people lost their factory and you are trying to get their votes by lies .... stephen

    Clinton, Obama dead even for fifth straight day

  • So your hubby is a good cook .... appearance, colour, texture is perfect ..

    Of Snowy days...and lazy nights!

  • Sunday, March 18, 2007 cinderelly said ... my hubby is a die-hard football fanatic ... but i won't let him subscribe to the football network. it would just be TOO much! at least the sports seasons always come to an end!

    Weekend Lunch Series: Makai Chevdo.....and Laments of a Cricket Fan's Wife....

  • Makes life seem a whole lot easier when the hubby is away … ..

    The Forecast is Hot and Dry @ Attack of the Redneck Mommy

  • Yes -- we've noticed -- thank goodness my hubby is able to work from home as much as he can, otherwise I'd be taking a lot of unpaid leave!

    Next Come Locusts

  • See my hubby is away in Iraq trying to protect this great country that we live in, and I am at home with our two kids telling bill collectors please be patiant.

    Balkinization

  • I call my hubby and tell him to meet me at the hospital, and call the babysitter to let her know why I am not there to get the kids yet.

    mamarobbi Diary Entry

  • Now it's going to bug me what the exact number of days it is, but it might be frowned upon if I call hubby at work just for that, I'll have to wait till he gets home to ask.

    Living to tell the Story

  • I used the decline bench and anchored my feet under the squat rack, but it was uncomfortable on my feet so I called hubby to assist by holding my feet.

    Straight to the Bar - Blogs

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