- 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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Examples from the Web for bubba
And her “husband” would, in all probability, be that big, dreaded prison dude known as “Bubba.”How Will Chelsea Manning Be Treated in Prison?
August 22, 2013
And unless Elvis is reincarnated as a Republican, the GOP has no celebrity stars that even come close to “Bubba the Big Dog.”16 Reasons Why Hillary Clinton Will Win 2016
August 3, 2013
And yet, they're eating at "Bubba's Burger," from which Zuckerberg took a soda to go.Look What Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan Wore On Their Hawaiian Vacation
April 25, 2013
Bubba the Love Sponge also offered his wife to Howard Stern.
Bubba the Love Sponge was auto-parts shopping in the next room while Hogan was getting intimate with his wife.
Word Origin and History for bubba
Southern U.S. slang, 1860s, a corruption of brother.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper