plural pubes
informal
: a pubic hair
While I've been hibernating in holy matrimony, it turns out that an increasing number of men … are going utterly hairless in their private regions. … I first heard about the fad from a single girlfriend of mine. "I haven't seen a male pube in a long time," she said.Starshine Roshell
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Examples of pube in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The time has come to remove the hair from your pube region, and the options are endless. Nerisha Penrose and Starr Savoy, ELLE, 26 Apr. 2023

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Word History

Etymology

taken as singular of pubes

First Known Use

1968, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of pube was in 1968

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“Pube.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pube. Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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