bub

noun
\ ˈbəb How to pronounce bub (audio) \

Definition of bub

: fellow, buddy used in informal address come on, bub, get moving

First Known Use of bub

1839, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for bub

probably short for bubby little boy

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“Bub.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bub. Accessed 1 Mar. 2021.

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