hubby

[ huhb-ee ]
/ ˈhʌb i /

noun, plural hub·bies.Informal.

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Origin of hubby

1680–90; by shortening and alteration; see -y2
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British Dictionary definitions for hubby

hubby
/ (ˈhʌbɪ) /

noun plural -bies

an informal word for husband

Word Origin for hubby

C17: by shortening and altering
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