Sorry, no etymologies found.
Sorry, no example sentences found.
Log in or sign up to add your own related words.
Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.
frindley commented on the word cubby house
The usual Aussie term for a backyard playhouse. They can be quite elaborate affairs.
September 15, 2008
bilby commented on the word cubby house
Good spot frindley; one of those words that is so much part of the landscape here I hardly notice it. Now I'm wondering what they are called in other countries.
plethora commented on the word cubby house
I was deprived of a cubby house in my childhood. I was always jealous of our neighbours, whose father built one for them. The worries of a seven-year-old :)
What are they called everywhere else?
trivet commented on the word cubby house
Here in the states, I often hear them called play structures, which is rather uninspiring.
When I was growing up, we had some trees and a hedge that fit the bill.
What I always wanted was a tree house.
reesetee commented on the word cubby house
We always called them playhouses--or, if in a tree, treehouses.
Wordnik is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, EIN #47-2198092.