hub·​by | \ˈhə-bē \
plural hubbies

Definition of hubby 

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Synonyms for hubby


husband, man, mister, old man

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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

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The singer was seen with her hubby on the Sardinian coast, rocking a breezy Caroline Constas crop top and maxi skirt set with a wide brim hat, sunglasses, green slide sandals, and a basket bag. Erica Gonzales, Harper's BAZAAR, "Beyoncé's Birthday Celebrations in Italy Put Our Entire Summer to Shame," 6 Sep. 2018 Perhaps Markle was simply returning the favor for her royal hubby, who has been known to rub her back during official visits. Zoe Weiner, Glamour, "Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Were So Touchy-Feely at Today's Royal Engagement," 3 Oct. 2018 The mom of three is currently on tour with her hubby, Jay Z, as part of the On the Run II extravaganza. Donna Freydkin, Allure, "How Beyoncé and Rita Hazan Chose the Perfect Blonde Hair Color for Bey's On the Run II Tour," 29 Aug. 2018 Today, Meghan Markle stepped out to watch her hubby, Prince Harry, play in a charity polo match for the Sentebale ISPS Handa Polo Cup in Windsor. Kayla Keegan, Good Housekeeping, "You Can Get Nude Pumps Like Meghan Markle's for Just $40," 26 July 2018 Over the weekend, Beyoncé performed with hubby Jay-Z in Warsaw, Poland during their On The Run II tour. Isabel Greenberg, Harper's BAZAAR, "Beyoncé Had To Be Rescued During Her Concert, and Still Looked Flawless," 2 July 2018 Markle, an American actress, donned a dress designed by Clare Waight Keller for Givenchy for her royal nuptials with new hubby, Prince Harry, Kensington Palace said. Elizabeth Zwirz, Fox News, "Meghan Markle 'looked absolutely beautiful' in gown, Princess Diana's dress designer reportedly says," 19 May 2018 And then there's your hubby's crazy ideas about spiffing up the basement. Southern Living, "This Home Listing Mistake Could Cost You Thousands," 4 May 2018 Keith Urban and Nicole Kidman Kidman won best actress in a movie or limited series for HBO's Big Little Lies, and gave her hubby a sweet call out from the stage. Sara M Moniuszko, USA TODAY, "Justin Timberlake, Jessica Biel and the most adorable celebrity couples from the Golden Globes red carpet," 7 Jan. 2018

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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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