Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A husband.

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective U.S. Full of hubs or protuberances.
  • noun informal Husband.

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  • noun informal husband
  • adjective US Full of hubs or protuberances.

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

  • noun a married man; a woman's partner in marriage

Etymologies

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

[Alteration of husband.]

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Diminutive of husband with -y.

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hub +‎ -y

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

  • 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....

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

    Of Snowy days...and lazy nights!

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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