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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Chrissy Teigen, especially proud of her hubby, took to Twitter to congratulate him. Rita Thompson, Billboard, "John Legend's 'Jesus Christ Superstar' Emmy Nomination Brings Him One Step Closer to EGOTing," 12 July 2018 Thankfully, Camilla swooped in to the rescue her hubby. Kayla Keegan, Good Housekeeping, "Kate Middleton Couldn't Stop Laughing at Prince Charles's Wardrobe Malfunction at the RAF Flypast," 10 July 2018 In the movie, McCarthy plays a stay-at-home mom who gets dumped by her hubby and goes back to college, looking for a fresh start. Anna Beahm,, ""Life of the Party" to premiere in Auburn Monday night," 30 Apr. 2018 From time to time, that includes hubby John Legend, who got the equivalent of a digital haymaker for slacking off of his daddy duties Sunday night while appearing at the Billboard Music Awards. Billboard Staff, Billboard, "Chrissy Teigen Ruthlessly Teased John Legend For Attending the 2018 Billboard Music Awards," 21 May 2018 Bey and her hubby JAY-Z are in the midst of the European leg of their OTRII trek, which visits North America from late July. Billboard Staff, Billboard, "Beyonce Just Added a Stack of 'On The Run II' Tour Photos to Her Instagram Stories," 21 June 2018 Markle, who has spent the past few days in Ireland alongside hubby Prince Harry on official visits, has been lauded for her multiple looks (five in 24 hours to be exact) throughout the week. Zoe Weiner, Allure, "Meghan Markle Has Been Doing Her Own Makeup While Touring Ireland With Prince Harry," 12 July 2018 For the time being, Beyoncé is back to sharing the spotlight, partnering with hubby JAY-Z on their new collaborative album, Everything Is Love, and their On the Run II Tour. Chuck Arnold, Billboard, "Beyonce's 'Dangerously in Love' Turns 15: All the Tracks, Ranked," 23 June 2018 In a sneak peek at her appearance on Live with Kelly and Ryan on Friday, Kardashian West, 37, opens up about how her hubby is doing. Aurelie Corinthios,, "Kim Kardashian Says Kanye West Is Responsible for Her 'First Grey Hair' After His Outbursts," 10 May 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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