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 Just a few months ago, the princess shared an Instagram tribute to her hubby to honor their two-year anniversary. Erica Gonzales, Harper's BAZAAR, "Princess Eugenie Announces the Birth of Her First Child with a Sweet Instagram," 9 Feb. 2021 Aside from Veronica's new hubby, there will be a few other new faces hanging around Riverdale as well. Carolyn Twersky, Seventeen, "Everything You Need to Know About the "Riverdale" Season 5 Time Jump Ahead of the Premiere," 20 Jan. 2021 According to her hubby's bio on Celebrity Net Worth, the couple bought a mansion in Beverly Hills in 2019 worth $8.5 million. Jasmine Gomez, Seventeen, "Hailey Baldwin's Net Worth Is Seriously High," 13 Nov. 2020 Dwayne Brown, Kahlana’s hubby, wasn’t about to take chances with his family. Taiia Smart Young, Essence, "Pregnant In A Pandemic: How Three Women Found and Kept Their Peace," 18 Dec. 2020 Knowing just how much fans love her hubby, Miranda didn't hesitate to deliver more steamy content. Rebecca Norris, Country Living, "Miranda Lambert Fans Are Going Wild Over the Steamy Footage of Her Husband in 'Settling Down' Video," 22 Oct. 2020 Dear Annie: My hubby had his annual sinus cough that hung on with a slight fever this summer. Annie Lane, oregonlive, "Dear Annie: Professor shares tips for making friends on campus," 2 Dec. 2020 Though Kidman, 53, couldn't be at the Nashville show in person, the Undoing actress found a way to root for her emceeing hubby. Benjamin Vanhoose,, "Nicole Kidman Lovingly Watches Husband Keith Urban Host ACM Awards from Afar: 'Wishing I Was There'," 17 Sep. 2020 In her new pic, Blake and her hubby, Ryan Reynolds, encouraged their followers to go out and vote for the 2020 Presidential Election. Tamara Fuentes, Seventeen, "Blake Lively Painted Fake Shoes on Her Feet in New Photo and Ryan Reynolds Had the Best Response," 22 Oct. 2020

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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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21 Feb 2021

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“Hubby.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Feb. 2021.

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