One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Used to express approval, excitement, or enthusiasm, especially with regard to a person's appearance.‘He plays a guy who thinks he's Don Juan—the greatest seducer of all time. Hubba hubba!’as modifier ‘a hubba-hubba confection of go-go girls dancing to grinding music’
- ‘My skin will clear up and my dream partner will emerge from hubba hubba heaven?’
- ‘But on a more positive note, I luuuurrrrrrve summer, the way the women dress here in Sydney, phew, hubba hubba!’
1940s: of unknown origin.
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