Bubba

noun
Bub·​ba | \ ˈbə-bə How to pronounce Bubba (audio) \
plural Bubbas

Definition of Bubba

informal, often disparaging
: redneck … refers to himself as a "red-necked, tobacco-chewing Bubba," although he quit chewing four years ago.— Randy Harvey For those who find summer art festivals and wine tastings too highbrow, … a bunch of Bubbas are putting on a festival that will hit the bull's-eye this weekend. The Summer Redneck Games kick off Saturday in Dublin, Ga., with the lighting of a ceremonial flame in a barbecue pit.Roanoke (Virginia) Times and World News

First Known Use of Bubba

1979, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Bubba

from Bubba, a stereotypical nickname of Southern white males

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“Bubba.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Bubba. Accessed 2 Aug. 2021.

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