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Hughie

[hyoo-ee or, often, yoo-ee]
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noun
  1. a male given name, form of Hugh.
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Examples from the Web for hughie

Historical Examples

  • Hughie threw himself down on his stomach and screamed with anger.

    The Goody-Naughty Book

    Sarah Cory Rippey

  • She walked back to the house, leaving Hughie sitting on the grass.

    The Goody-Naughty Book

    Sarah Cory Rippey

  • She came down the path and took away Hughie's bow and arrow.

    The Goody-Naughty Book

    Sarah Cory Rippey

  • Hughie drew himself up until he was at least an inch taller.

    The Goody-Naughty Book

    Sarah Cory Rippey

  • Hughie is at a pretty good school, although it is rather rough.

    A Modern Tomboy

    L. T. Meade


British Dictionary definitions for hughie

Hughie

noun
  1. Australian and NZ informal the god of rain and of surf (esp in the phrases send her down, Hughie! and send 'em up, Hughie!)
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Word Origin

C20: of uncertain origin
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