Definition of hubby in English:



  • A husband.

    • ‘I've noticed the hubby is not so keen on a weekend of the wife being present but not there.’
    • ‘Do not start to panic if your hubby or wife has any of these sicknesses and you have not yet developed them.’
    • ‘My hubby Bill gallantly stepped in to carry out a hasty repair.’
    • ‘The only problem is that I think my hubby is drinking too much.’
    • ‘I have a friend who went to Guelph, she lives in England now with her hubby.’
    • ‘If you don't find a wife or a hubby by a certain age, do you have a backup spouse in mind?’
    • ‘It's no longer all about the little wifey having the hubby's meal on the table at 6pm on the button.’
    • ‘An old and much loved friend and her hubby visited this weekend.’
    • ‘Even if you meet them upfront, you will find yourself talking to the hubby.’
    • ‘The hubby on the other hand is opposite from me, he likes to be up all hours of the night/morning.’
    spouse, husband, wife, consort, helpmate, helpmeet
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Late 17th century: familiar abbreviation.