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Used to express approval, excitement, or enthusiasm, especially with regard to a person's appearance.‘In walks the willowy Juanita. Hubba hubba!’[as adjective] ‘they parodied her hubba-hubba image’
- ‘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.
hubba hubba/ˌhəbə ˈhəbə/
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