bubba

[buhb-uh]
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noun, plural bub·bas.

Chiefly Southern U.S. brother (usually used as an affectionate term of address).
Slang: Usually Disparaging and Offensive. a term used to refer to an uneducated Southern white male.

Origin of bubba

First recorded in 1860–65
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n.

Southern U.S. slang, 1860s, a corruption of brother.

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