hub·​by | \ ˈhə-bē How to pronounce hubby (audio) \
plural hubbies

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Examples of hubby in a Sentence

my hubby's been gone on a business trip all week, and I really miss him
Recent Examples on the Web Carrie captioned a selfie of her and her hubby sitting casually at the dinner table. Rebecca Norris, Country Living, 17 July 2021 Kaley Cuoco and her hubby, Karl Cook, are celebrating a *pawsome* new addition to their family. Kayla Keegan, Good Housekeeping, 9 July 2021 Stefani posted a photo of her and her new hubby riding in a golf cart, showing off her short wedding dress (one of two!), gold bracelets, and a white bouquet. Sydney Clarke,, 7 July 2021 What's also interesting is that Alexandra's hubby is Katy Perry's guitarist, per NBC. Kayla Keegan, Good Housekeeping, 10 July 2021 In 2016, the singer and her hubby, Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, shared their exciting news with matching Instagram posts with the most adorable corresponding captions. Charli Penn, Essence, 27 June 2021 As with most tales of the heart, the best moments are the little ones, and Bush Hager recently wowed us with a thoughtful yet simple gesture from the other morning with her hubby Henry. Perri Ormont Blumberg, Southern Living, 16 June 2021 Eudoxie’s girlfriends threw her a surprise baby shower, and there to support, and eat the food, was hubby Ludacris. Essence, 7 June 2021 Your Mood: two on my pillow, two on me, and one on the hubby (who actually likes it)! Taylore Glynn, Marie Claire, 27 May 2021

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First Known Use of hubby

1688, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for hubby

by alteration

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27 Jul 2021

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“Hubby.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Aug. 2021.

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