hubba hubba

[ huhb-uh huhb-uh ]
/ ˈhʌb ə ˈhʌb ə /

interjection Slang.

(an exclamation of admiration, approval, or enthusiasm, used especially by G.I.'s of World War II as a shout in appreciation of a pretty girl.)



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Origin of hubba hubba

1940–45, Americanism; origin uncertain; much speculation has been devoted to the original sense and origin of this expression; the foreign sources proposed (e.g., Arabic, Chinese, Spanish) are generally improbable and lack supporting evidence Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020