from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any object, typically a blanket, garment or stuffed animal that is used simply for its comforting characteristics.
- n. A term of endearment.
- n. A fictional character, usually physically attractive, who is put under constant stress and angst so as to create emotional attachment.
- n. A poncho liner.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Military pals lent support, notably with a combat "woobie" -- a Marine camouflage sleeping bag, the kind guards drape over their shoulders while on duty on a cold night.
I doubt whether anybody else needs quite the same things from tv at the moment as I do (bite-size, humorous, positive, but containing moments of strong emotion and pain that make me woobie), so I know I walk alone ... this lonely road ... bugger, I've turned into Green Day.
You're really losing it, aren't you, poor woobie * slaps him for stupidness, then huggles him*
The Concrete Tomb of Hradzka - yup, it's official: Crixus is the woobie
Seriously, the show is hammering *hard* on the woobie formula for Crixus: it keeps showing him as a sonofabitch and often bully who is suffering greatly deep in his soft little heart.
Somebody needs to get Ron a new woobie right away.
Infantrymen are almost unanimous in their opinion that the greatest equipment the Army ever fielded is the “smoking jacket” (field jacket liner) and “woobie” (poncho liner).
I put on a pair of comfortable pants, warm woobie socks and one of my most favorite sweaters because I KNOW that it looks good on me.
It's finally warm enough, but he still wears a woobie.
And perhaps male viewers would rather have more jump scares and suspense than woobie emo scenes - I'd like to have more horror in my favorite horror show, too - and I don't like the new girls much either, but overall, wow, such a scathing opinion that I honestly have to question whether we're talking about the same show.
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